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A treatise on the astrolabe.

A treatise on the astrolabe.

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Creator: Chaucer, Geoffrey, -1400.
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Date: [ca. 1450]
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From the collections of Sir David Dundas; Sir Augustus Wollaston Franks; Sir Charles Hercules Read; Colin Franklin. Ex libris Boies Penrose and Boies Penrose II. From the collection of Toshiyuki Takamiya, 2013-.
Layout: single columns, mostly of 28 lines.
Script: English bookhand.
Decoration: initials in blue with red penwork.
Presentation inscription on verso of front flyleaf: Augustus W. Franks, the gift of Sir David Dundas.
Ownership inscription on verso of front flyleaf: C. H. Read.
Tipped in: autograph letter signed from D. D. to A. W. Franks, 1877 February 11.
Binding: nineteenth-century full calf; in case.
Abstract:
Manuscript, on parchment, in a single hand, of Chaucer's Treatise on the astrolabe.
33 binder's blanks at end not digitized.
Physical Description:
31 l. : parchment ; 158 x 108 mm.
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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High Resolution (image/tiff)
Object ID: 16371205
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