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LJS 191 Treatise on astronomy and astrology

Title

Treatise on astronomy and astrology

Other related names

Call number

LJS 191
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)

Alternate identifiers

Publisher

The University of Pennsylvania Libraries

Origin

Written in England, ca. 1496 (f. 8v).
Date
ca. 1496
Place
England

Summary

Treatise in nine chapters addressing ephemerides, astrological signs, planets, their aspects, fixed stars (veryfied the yere of our lorde 1496, f. 8v), weather forecasting, and favorable days for various activities. Followed by three canons for favorable times for bloodletting, giving medicine, and planting (f. 15r-18v). With one table relating the signs of the zodiac and the planets (f. 3r). A note in a later hand on the flyleaf following the manuscript refers to conditions from the beginning of March or from the vernal equinox to the summer solstice.

Notes

Extent

18 leaves : 190 x 140 (170 x 112) mm. bound to 197 x 150 mm

Foliation

Paper, ii (modern) + ii + 18 + ii + ii (modern); 1¹⁶ 2²; 1-18, contemporary foliation in ink, lower right recto.

Support

Paper

Binding

Modern calf, formerly stab-sewn.

Layout

  • Written in 24-29 long lines; ruled in drypoint.
  • Script

  • Written in a secretary script.
  • Provenance

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    Flyleaf 1 recto
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    Ii verso
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    Inside back cover
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    Back cover
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    Spine
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