|Creator:||Sacro Bosco, Joannes de, fl. 1230 Oresme, Nicole, ca. 1320-1382|
[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.
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.
ff. ii + 40 + iv : parchment ; 232 x 159 (170 x 105) mm.
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