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Opera nova astronomica intitolata Albero del ben et del male [manuscript].

Other Title:
Albero del ben e del male.
Albero del ben e del male.
Publication:
[Italy, 16--?]
Format/Description:
Manuscript
26 leaves : paper, ill. ; 186 x 124 (136 x 96) mm. bound to 195 x 130 mm.
Subjects:
Astrology -- Early works to 1800.
Astronomy -- Early works to 1800.
Form/Genre:
Codices.
Drawings.
Manuscripts, Italian -- 17th century.
Manuscripts, European.
Language:
Italian.
Summary:
Work on astronomy and astrology.
Notes:
Ms. codex.
Title from title page and caption title (f. 1r, 3r).
Foliation: Paper, 26; 82-111, [i]; contemporary foliation in ink, upper right recto; 1-26, slightly later hand, bottom center recto; 1-26, modern pencil, upper right recto. Folio 26 appears to be a slightly later addition. References in this record are to modern foliation.
Script: Written in a single cursive hand.
Decoration: Contains 2 drawings (f. 4v, 7v).
Binding: Modern boards. Paper is very brittle and damaged due to oxidation of ink. Some text hard to read. Some stains and smudges.
Origin: Written in Italy, possibly in the seventeenth century (Zacour-Hirsch).
Penn Provenance:
Accessioned, 1960.
Cited in:
Described in Zacour, Norman P. and Hirsch, Rudolf. Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Libraries of the University of Pennsylvania to 1800 (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1965), p. 117 (Ms. Italian 126).
Cited as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 367
OCLC:
155964512
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