De consideratione quinte essentie

Creator:
Johannes, de Rupescissa, ca. 1300-ca. 1365
Published/Created:
Germany (Augsburg?)
Germany, possibly Augsburg,
[ca. 1475]
Physical Description:
ff. 80 : paper ; 212 x 150 (145 x 100) mm.
Notes:
Script: Written by a very fine and bold German gothic cursive hand.
Headings and capitals (a few decorated) in red throughout.
Binding: Original reddish brown polished leather over finely beveled wooden boards, troughs for two clasps and two spikes on front cover, each cover with five nipplelike wrought brass bosses, one at each corner and one in the center, the lower cover with two large brass roundels used to fasten the now-missing strap ties which emerged from the lower fore-edge; sides ruled to a simple geometric pattern, back with raised bands, the clasps now missing and the hinges cracked, but the binding sound.
Abstract:
Manuscript on paper of John of Rupescissa, De consideratione quinte essentie, anonymously translated into German.
Topics:
Alchemy--Early works to 1800
Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library
Topics:
Johannes,--de Rupescissa,--ca. 1300-ca. 1365
Language:
German
Genre:
Drawings
Illustrations
Manuscripts
Marginalia
Rubrics
Format:
Mixed Material
Content Type:
Archives or Manuscripts
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Public
Call Number:
Mellon MS 16
Orbis Record:
9878088
Orbis Barcode:
39002104687653
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
oid pointer:
1245517
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 16.
John of Rupescissa, De Consideratione Quinte Essentie. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Extent of digitization:
Complete work digitized.
OID:
2056665
PID:
digcoll:3576028

Number of Pages: 85
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