58 leaves : 165 x 110 (97 x 59) mm. bound to 171 x 120 mmParchment, i (modern parchment) + 58 + i (modern parchment); 1⁸(-1) 2¹² 3⁸(-2) 4⁸(-1) 5⁸(-1) 6⁶ 7⁸ 8⁶(-1); contemporary foliation in ink, [59], 60-77, 3-44, [45], upper right recto, many trimmed; modern foliation in pencil, [1-45, 45-57], upper right recto. References in this record are to modern foliation. Gatherings 3-7 have framed horizontal catchwords, lower right verso (f. 25v, 32v leading to a missing leaf, 39v, 45v, 52v).Written in 26 long lines; frame-ruled in lead with double bounding lines (2 double bounding lines in outer margins).Written in Gothic book script by a single hand.3 8-line historiated initials related stylistically to those of the Bari workshop showing the author teaching astronomy to 2 students, all tonsured (f. 1r, 29r, 43v); 7 illustrations including a diagram of the zones of the earth (painted, f. 16v); diagrams of the movements of the sun and moon around the earth and lunar and solar eclipses (colored drawings, f. 18r, 19r, 19v); a circular image of a serpent biting its tail (painted, f. 36r); a table of solar conjunctions (painted, f. 40r); and an image of circles surrounding a flower (painted, f. 55v); first lines next to historiated initials in ornamented display uncials (f. 1r, 29r); 2-line initials in red or blue with penwork infilling and marginal extensions in red and blue; rubrics in red gothic script or black chancery script; paragraph marks in red or blue.Historiated initial, Initial T, Sacro Bosco teaching astronomy to students, f. 1rDecorated initial, Initial U, f. 1vDecorated capital, Capital M, Dog, f. 4vDecorated capital, Capital M, Pig, f. 4vDecorated capital, Capital M, Rabbit[?], f. 17rDecorated initial, Initial H, f. 4vDecorated initial, Initial E, f. 5rDecorated initial, Initial D, f. 8rDecorated initial, Initial S, f. 9rDecorated initial, Initial S, f. 10rDecorated initial, Initial N, f. 13rDecorated initial, Initial Y, f. 16rIlluminated diagram, Zones of the earth, f. 16vDecorated capital, Capital M, Dog, f. 17rDecorated capital, Capital M, Pig, f. 17rDecorated initial, Initial N, f. 18rDiagram, f. 18rDecorated initial, Initial C, f. 18vDiagram, f. 19rDiagram, f. 19vDecorated initial, Initial M, f. 20vDecorated initial, Initial D, f. 21rDecorated initial, Initial M, f. 21vDecorated initial, Initial D, f. 23vDecorated initial, Initial P, f. 24vDecorated initial, Initial S, f. 25rDecorated initial, Initial R, f. 26vDecorated initial, Initial S, f. 27rHistoriated initial, Initial C, Sacro Bosco teaching astronomy to students, f. 29rDecorated initial, Initial D, f. 29vDecorated capital, Capital M, Dog, f. 30rDecorated initial, Initial E, f. 31rDecorated initial, Initial M, f. 31vDecorated initial, Initial A, f. 35vIllustration, Orobouros, f. 36rDecorated capital, Capital M, Pig, f. 36rDecorated initial, Initial C, f. 36rDecorated initial, Initial E, f. 37vDecorated initial, Initial R, f. 38rDecorated initial, Initial H, f. 38vDecorated initial, Initial S, f. 39rDecorated initial, Initial U, f. 40rTable, Solar conjunctions, f. 40rDecorated initial, Initial C, f. 41vDecorated initial, Initial N, f. 46r [=47r]Decorated initial, Initial A, f. 46v [=47v]Decorated initial, Initial A, f. 47v [=48v]Decorated initial, Initial A, f. 50r [=51r]Decorated initial, Initial R, f. 50v [=51v]Decorated initial, Initial H, f. 51r [=52r]Decorated initial, Initial M, f. 52r [=53r]Decorated initial, Initial E, f. 52v [=53v]Decorated initial, Initial F, f. 53r [=54r]Illustration, Circles surrounding a flower, f. 55v [=56v]Decorated initial, Initial I, f. 56r [=57r]

Modern velvet.

Probably written in Paris between 1256 and 1270.

between 1256 and 1270Paris?Formerly owned by Robert B. Honeyman (San Juan Capistrano, Calif.), Ms. Astron. 11/Ms. 56.Sold at auction at Sotheby's in the Honeyman collection of scientific books and manuscripts, Part III, 2 May 1979, lot 1089.Handled by Maggs Bros.; appeared in a Sam Fogg Ltd. catalog (Autumn/Winter 1995).Formerly owned by John D. Stanitz (Cleveland, Ohio), Ms. 47.Acquired by Lawrence J. Schoenberg with other Stanitz manuscripts, Sept. 1997.Deposit by Lawrence J. Schoenberg and Barbara Brizdle, 2011.Arithmetic--Early works to 1900Astronomy--Early works to 1800Astronomy, MedievalCosmology--Early works to 1800Time measurements--Early works to 1800CodicesDiagramsIlluminationsTreatisesManuscripts, Latin--13th centuryManuscripts, Medieval