Script: Written by one person in small fere-humanistic script bordering on cursive, verso. Simple decorative initials, 5- to 2-line, in red. Headings, paragraph marks, strokes on majuscules at beginning of sentences, and marginal notes, in red. Seventeen carefully executed astronomical drawings and two tables, in red, black, yellow and beige, accompany arts. 1 and 3. Binding: 18th-19th centuries. Limp vellum case. "Tractatus spere" on tail edge.
Manuscript on parchment of 1) Joannes de Sacro Bosco, De sphaera. 2) Unidentified Cosmographicae libellus. 3) Nicolas Oresme, Traite de la sphere, in a Latin translation apparently extant only in this manuscript.
Astronomy, Medieval Cosmography--Early works to 1800 Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library
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Beinecke MS 335
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
Shailor, B. Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, MS 335. Sacro Bosco, De Sphaera, etc. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
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Number of Pages: 96
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