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Ein kunstlich undt gerecht Probier Buechlein

Ein kunstlich undt gerecht Probier Buechlein

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Creator: Oberlender, Andreas
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Dates: 1532
1600 (copy)
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Script: Written by a single copyist writing a practiced German secretary hand, partly in a modified Fraktur, partly in a more italic cursive, and occasionally (as in the title page) in a formal gothic script; a few additions at the end in a later hand.
Red inks used for tabular data and infrequent sketches of alchemical apparatus in the text.
Binding: Original stiff parchment over paper boards, remnants of two thong ties on the upper cover, slits for similar ties, now missing, on the lower cover; front cover lettered in very faded gothic script, apparently by the scribe: "PROBIER BUCH | ANDREAS OBERLENDER | 1532 |". A title has also been supplied by a modern hand in old style on the backstrip. Plain edges.
Denis Duveen, acquired from Dr. Ernst Weil (bookseller), London, 1949; Mellon MS 104, acquired with the Duveen collection. Gift of Paul and Mary Mellon, 1965.
Abstract:
A metallurgical experiment book of the type circulated among those interested in alchemy, mining, and metallurgy in the sixteenth century ...
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1 vol.
19 cm.
color illustrations
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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German Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts
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Object ID: 2056334
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