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Atalanta running, that is, new chymicall emblems relating to the secrets of nature.

Atalanta running, that is, new chymicall emblems relating to the secrets of nature.

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Creator: Maier, Michael, 1568?-1622
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Date: [1618 or after]
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Description:
Mellon MS 88, acquired with the Duveen collection. Gift of Paul and Mary Mellon, 1965.
In English.
Script: Written by a single copyist in English secretary and italic hands.
Watermarks: 1) Strasbourg lily with initials "WR" and countermarked "IHS" with a cross ascending from the horizontal of the central letter, very similar to Churchill 401 (dated 1625), but without initials on the countermark. 2) A large, crowned fleur-de-lys and with a countermark "VI," not identified.
First two and last four leaves are of different, probably eighteenth-century, paper, probably binder's sheets used in an earlier binding of the volume.
Binding: Recent binding of marbled paper boards, polished calf back, top edge cut and gilt, other edges plain and original.
Abstract:
Manuscript on paper of Michael Maier, Atalanta fugiens, translated into English from the 1618 German edition.
Physical Description:
ff. 86 : paper ; 336 x 230 (307 x 163) mm.
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Object ID: 15959780
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