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Trattato dell'astrologia giudiciaria ... [etc.] [manuscript].

Publication:
[Italy, 16--]
Format/Description:
Manuscript
174 leaves : paper ; 217 x 157 (174 x 108) mm. bound to 222 x 165 mm.
Subjects:
Astrology -- Early works to 1800.
Arithmetic -- Early works to 1900.
Horoscopes -- Early works to 1800.
Form/Genre:
Codices.
Treatises.
Tables (documents)
Manuscripts, Italian -- 17th century.
Manuscripts, European.
Language:
Italian.
Summary:
Treatise on astrology, concluding with a table of contents, followed by a short work on arithmetic applied to astrology and a detailed horoscope written as for an unnamed distant relative of the grand duke, aged 21 in 1609.
Contents:
1. f.1r-149v: Trattato dell'astrologia giudiciaria.
2. f.150r-155v: Compendio dell'aritmetica.
3. f.160r-171v: Modo, e stile, che si deve tenere in fare il giuditio ad una nascita, et in quanti capi si deve dividere.
Notes:
Ms. codex.
Title for manuscript from caption title for predominant work (f. 6r).
Foliation: Paper, 174; [ii], 1-149, [150-172]; contemporary foliation in ink, modern foliation in pencil, upper right recto. Catchwords, lower right verso.
Layout: Written in 26-27 long lines.
Script: Written in one cursive hand.
Decoration: Astrological and other tables (f. 15r, 57r, 66r, 70r, 87r, 126v).
Binding: Contemporary armorial vellum (Zacour-Hirsch) with remnants of pink and green fabric ties inside lower cover.
Origin: Written in Italy in the 17th century (Zacour-Hirsch).
Penn Provenance:
Marzucchi sale, Florence, 1827 (Zacour-Hirsch); formerly in the library of Prince Baldassare Boncompagni of Rome (no. 544, label on cover).
Accessioned, 1963.
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. 134 (Ms. Italian 206).
Cited as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 431
Contributor:
Boncompagni, Baldassarre, 1821-1894, former owner.
Contains:
Compendio dell'aritmetica.
OCLC:
155969108
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