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De sphaera, etc.

De sphaera, etc.

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Creator: Sacro Bosco, Joannes de, fl. 1230 Oresme, Nicole, ca. 1320-1382
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Date: [between 1400 and 1450]
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Script: Written by one person in small fere-humanistic script bordering on cursive, verso.
Simple decorative initials, 5- to 2-line, in red. Headings, paragraph marks, strokes on majuscules at beginning of sentences, and marginal notes, in red.
Seventeen carefully executed astronomical drawings and two tables, in red, black, yellow and beige, accompany arts. 1 and 3.
Binding: 18th-19th centuries. Limp vellum case. "Tractatus spere" on tail edge.
Abstract:
Manuscript on parchment of 1) Joannes de Sacro Bosco, De sphaera. 2) Unidentified Cosmographicae libellus. 3) Nicolas Oresme, Traite de la sphere, in a Latin translation apparently extant only in this manuscript.
Physical Description:
ff. ii + 40 + iv : parchment ; 232 x 159 (170 x 105) mm.
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Curatorial Area: General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University
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Object ID: 10803566
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