|Creator:||Maier, Michael, 1568?-1622|
[1618 or after]
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Mellon MS 88, acquired with the Duveen collection. Gift of Paul and Mary Mellon, 1965.
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.
Manuscript on paper of Michael Maier, Atalanta fugiens, translated into English from the 1618 German edition.
ff. 86 : paper ; 336 x 230 (307 x 163) mm.
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