Manuscript/Mixed Material [Encyclopedic manuscript containing allegorical and medical drawings].

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Title
[Encyclopedic manuscript containing allegorical and medical drawings].
Contributor Names
Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
[South Germany, ca. 1410]
Contents
leaf [1a] Earth and 7 planets.--leaf [1b] Zodiacal man.--leaf [2a-3b] Bloodletting charts of human body.--leaf [4a] Tower of wisdom (text in German).--leaf [4b] Drawing of man, called Microcosmus.--leaf [5b] Tree of virtue.--leaf [6a] Philosophy surrounded by the seven arts.--leaf [6a] Showing the evil power of women.--leaf [7a] Tree of Babylon (vice).--leaf [7b] Tower of wisdom (text in Latin)--leaf [8a] Continuation of leaf 6b.--leaf 8b Wheel of fortune.
Subject Headings
-  Drawing--15th century
-  [South Germany]
Notes
-  Manuscript on vellum. Gothic script in black and red. Pen-and-ink drawings, some slightly colored, with explanatory text in German or Latin. Subject matter and form of presentation is similar to that in 15th century woodcuts and block books.
-  Label on cover: Die Kunst Ciromantia von Doktor Hartlieb ...1448, does not refer to this manuscript.
-  For date and interpretation of the manuscript see the letter by F. Saxl, of April 5th, 1935, laid in. For other manuscripts of a similar type see his "A spiritual encyclopaedia of the Middle Ages: in Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institute, v. 5 (1942), p. 82 ff.
-  Library of Congress. Lessing J. Rosenwald collection, 4
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
Medium
[8] l. ; 42 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
Rosenwald Collection ms. no. 4
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/rosenwald.0004
Library of Congress Control Number
50041709
Online Format
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Description
Manuscript on vellum. Gothic script in black and red. Pen-and-ink drawings, some slightly colored, with explanatory text in German or Latin. Subject matter and form of presentation is similar to that in 15th century woodcuts and block books. Label on cover: Die Kunst Ciromantia von Doktor Hartlieb ...1448, does not refer to this manuscript. For date and interpretation of the manuscript see the letter by F. Saxl, of April 5th, 1935, laid in. For other manuscripts of a similar type see his "A spiritual encyclopaedia of the Middle Ages: in Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institute, v. 5 (1942), p. 82 ff. Library of Congress. Lessing J. Rosenwald collection, 4 Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
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https://lccn.loc.gov/50041709
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