[between 1475 and 1500]
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Watermark: Hand topped by Star, similar to Briquet 10706.
Script: A is copied by one hand in Humanistica Cursiva; B is copied by one hand in Gothico-Humanistica Libraria.
Art. 4 is not decorated. In artt. 2-3 there are 2-or 3-line initials, in black ink and in outline; they have generally not been executed on the first pages. Guide letters do not seem to have been written consistently. The schematic drawing of art. 1 is traced in lead and consists of two concentric circles inscribed in a square and crosswise divided with double lines.
Binding: Modern paper binding; on the front cover a printed label with the title “EPISTOLAE / MAGNI TURCI / MANUSCRIT”.
Manuscript on paper of 1) Circular diagram of the world with the four main directions of the winds and the Latin names of 12 winds. 2) Laudivius Zacchia (Laudivio da Vezzano, ca. 1435-after 1475, Ps.-Mahomet II), Epistolae Magni Turci. 3) De Hermaphrodito, ascribed to Hildebertus Cenomannensis (Hildebert of Le Mans,1065-1133) and others, here ascribed to Antonius Panormitanus (Antonio Beccadelli,1394-1471). 4) Note on the winds and their Latin names, according to the title based on Papias, Isidore of Seville and Boccaccio.
ff. i + 12 + i : paper ; 215 x 155 mm.
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