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[Emblematic Alchemy in English verse, with an English version of the Visio mystica of Arnold of Villanova] Ripley scroll

[Emblematic Alchemy in English verse, with an English version of the Visio mystica of Arnold of Villanova] Ripley scroll

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Creator: Ripley, George, d. 1490? Carpenter, Richard, d. 1670? Arnaldus, de Villanova, d. 1311
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Date: circa 1570
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Description:
One roll with multiple illustrated sheets.
Paper rotulus consisting originally of thirteen folio sheets and half-sheets of differing lengths glued together, averaging 540 mm. in width (lateral margins and broad bordering line in black ink partly trimmed away), slightly defective with small losses at beginning and end; now cut into thirteen sections measuring about 435 x 540 each, except for the last which measures 625 x 540.
Abstract:
Manuscript on paper roll of George Ripley (?), Alchemy, in English verse, with additional verses attributed to Richard Carpenter. With Arnold of Villanova, Visio mystica, anonymously translated into English.
Physical Description:
1 scroll
color illustrations
5,855 x 540 mm.
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
Exhibition Note:
Book of Secrets: Alchemy and the European Imagination, 1500-2000
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High Resolution (image/tiff)
Object ID: 10269803
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