Written in italic script, either by multiple hands or in varying degrees of formality (f. 2r-8v, 15r-39r).8 diagrams (f. 8r, 19v, 20v, 22v, 23v, 26r, 29r, 30r) involving circles, radii, and latitude, in black ink, black ink with red letters, or red ink; 4 small mathematical diagrams (f. 32r, 32v, 33v); rubrication in red in second part of manuscript (f. 15r-38v).Diagram, f. 8rDiagram, f. 19vDiagram, f. 20vDiagram, f. 22vDiagram, f. 23vDiagram, f. 26rDiagram, f. 29rDiagram, f. 30vDiagram, f. 32rDiagram, f. 32vDiagram, f. 33v

Later marbled paper.

Written in Wittenberg (f. 29v), ca. 1550 (after the publication of Copernicus' De revolutionibus in 1543).

ca. 1550WittenbergSold at auction at Reiss & Sohn (Königstein im Taunus), 4 Nov. 1998, lot 4.Sold by H. P. Kraus (New York), cat. 215 (Dec. 2000), no. 254, to Lawrence J. Schoenberg.Deposit by Lawrence J. Schoenberg and Barbara Brizdle, 2011.Astronomy--Early works to 1800Astronomy--Germany--History--16th centuryCodicesDiagramsLecture notesManuscripts, Latin--16th centuryManuscripts, Renaissance