|Creator:||Barnaud, Nicolas, b. 1538 or 9|
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Script: Written in a good French cursive hand sloping to the right.
Watermarks: Text paper quite browned, with watermark of rays (?) within a double circle, with inscription, not identified; paper of leaves with drawings thicker and whiter, no watermark observed.
Attribution of the text to Nicolas Barnaud appears uncertain.
Binding: Original French calf binding, the otherwise plain covers with double perimeter border of gold-tooled lines, back divided into six compartments by five raised bands, the compartments outlined by a double gold rule and with a fleuron in the center, except for title "SOLI DONIV PHVS" impressed in gold in second compartment from top, red-speckled edges, head and foot of spine repaired.
Manuscript on paper of an unidentified alchemical text illustrated with eighteen inserted drawings with captions relating them to the text.
ff. 36 : paper ; 234 x 180 (190 x 155) mm.
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