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Livre de la tres sainte trinite

Livre de la tres sainte trinite

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Date: [ca. 1700]
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Description:
Script: Calligraphically written in brown ink in a very clear, large cursive hand.
Watermarks: Paper watermarked with large fleur-de-lys with a cartouche, surmounted by a crown, the letter "W" below, perhaps identical to Heawood 1845.
With illustrations added about 1875.
Binding: Nineteenth-century French citron polished calf, sides bordered with triple gold rules, gold-stamped fleurons at the corners, back in compartments gold-stamped with small tools, red morocco title label, marbled pastedowns and flyleaves, the latter glued to parchment flyleaves which appear to have come from an earlier binding of this volume; mottled edges.
All 14 illustrations digitized. Parchment foliation includes interleaved blanks which were not digitized.
Abstract:
Manuscript on paper and parchment of a version in French of the German text, Das Buch von der Heiligen Dreifaltigkeit, with close copies of the illuminations in two fifteenth-century manuscripts. Contains illustrations that mix Christian symbolism, especially the Passion of Christ, with alchemical symbolism, and also depict some apparatus.
Physical Description:
ff. 212 + 28 : paper and parchment ; 396 x 261 (315 x 187) mm.
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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High Resolution (image/tiff)
Object ID: 10936627
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