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[Alchemical and medical miscellany]

[Alchemical and medical miscellany]

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[Antidotarium]
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Date: ca. 1475
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Description:
On paper.
Modern pencil foliation.
Blank binder's leaves not scanned.
Watermarks: Two batches of unidentified paper watermarked with a gothic "P," the mark plain and smaller in one batch, larger and surmounted by a trefoil in the other.
Script: Neatly written in a gothic cursive hand.
Large capitals in red at text divisions, sometimes with slight pen ornament, other capitals stroked red throughout, fancy ascenders on top lines transgressing the upper rules and stroked red, similar descenders occasionally below the bottom bordering line, usually not colored.
Binding: Modern three-quarter binding of light brown buckram, plain brown niger back and corners, the back with five (false?) raised bands, gilt-lettered in the second compartment from the top, ANTIDOTARIUM NICOLAI, and at the foot of the spine, "AB. 1460". Plain edges.
Abstract:
Manuscript on paper of a collection of the works of Nicolaus, mostly related to medicine. In addition the codex has interesting lists of substances in Latin and German, as well as a tract on the distillation of brandy.
Physical Description:
ff. ii + 99 + ii : paper ; 283 x 184 (195 x 135) mm.
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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German Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts
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Object ID: 2066772
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