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Herbal in prose and verse.

Herbal in prose and verse.

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Date: [ca. 1400-1425]
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On deposit from the collection of Toshiyuki Takamiya, 2013-.
Laid in: parchment fragment probably recovered from earlier binding.
Layout: single columns of 33 lines.
Script: English bookhand.
Decoration: some initials, headings and words in red ink.
Binding: modern vellum boards.
Abstract:
Manuscript, on parchment, in a single hand, containing an herbal in prose and verse. The volume opens with two Middle English poems, showing traces of East Anglian dialect, describing a variety of herbs and their medicinal properties, as well as accepted cures and prescriptions for a number of ailments. These are followed by Middle English and Latin prose texts also concerning herbal medicine.
Physical Description:
ff. ii + 43 + v : parchment ; 225 x 120 mm.
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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Object ID: 16156709
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