Ein kunstlich undt gerecht Probier Buechlein

Creator:
Oberlender, Andreas
Published/Created:
Germany
1532
1600 (copy)
Physical Description:
1 vol.
19 cm.
color illustrations
Notes:
Script: Written by a single copyist writing a practiced German secretary hand, partly in a modified Fraktur, partly in a more italic cursive, and occasionally (as in the title page) in a formal gothic script; a few additions at the end in a later hand.
Red inks used for tabular data and infrequent sketches of alchemical apparatus in the text.
Binding: Original stiff parchment over paper boards, remnants of two thong ties on the upper cover, slits for similar ties, now missing, on the lower cover; front cover lettered in very faded gothic script, apparently by the scribe: "PROBIER BUCH
ANDREAS OBERLENDER
1532
". A title has also been supplied by a modern hand in old style on the backstrip. Plain edges.
Denis Duveen, acquired from Dr. Ernst Weil (bookseller), London, 1949; Mellon MS 104, acquired with the Duveen collection. Gift of Paul and Mary Mellon, 1965.
Abstract:
A metallurgical experiment book of the type circulated among those interested in alchemy, mining, and metallurgy in the sixteenth century ...
Topics:
Alchemy--Early works to 1800
German literature--Early modern, 1500-1700
Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven
Marcasite
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library
Metallurgy--Early works to 1800
Topics:
Oberlender, Andreas
Language:
German
Genre:
Illustrations
Manuscripts
Marginalia
Format:
Text
Content Type:
Archives or Manuscripts
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Public
Call Number:
Mellon MS 44
Orbis Record:
9879784
Orbis Barcode:
39002104687943
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
oid pointer:
1243140
Citation:
Witten, Laurence C. and Pachella, Richard. Alchemy and the Occult: A Catalogue of Books and Manuscripts from the Collection of Paul and Mary Mellon. Volume Three: Manuscripts, Mellon MS 44.
Andreas Oberlender, Ein Kunstlich undt Gerecht Probier Buechlein. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Extent of digitization:
Complete work digitized.
OID:
2056334
PID:
digcoll:3573123

Number of Pages: 151
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