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Title
[Thesaurus pauperum, in Italian ; Nicolaus, Experimenta in Italian ; On the medicinal value of precious stones ; Medicina che fa partuire la femina ...; Medical treatise ... in Italian ... part of the falconry of King Dancus ; Albertus Magnus, De lapidibus pretiosis, in Italian ; Astrological miscellany in Italian ...]
Contributor Names
John XXI, Pope, -1277.
Albertus, Magnus, Saint, 1193?-1280.
Kunz, George Frederick, 1856-1932, former owner.
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
[between 1300 and 1320]
Contents
Leaves 1 recto-2 verso. 3 astrological tables and 4 circular diagrams, one referring to the year 1203 -- leaves 3 recto-37 verso. John XXI. Thesaurus pauperum (in Italian) -- leaves 37 verso-40 recto. Experimenta / Nicolaus -- leaves 40 recto-42 verso. On the medicinal values of precious stones -- leaves 42 verso. Medicines for childbirth, with a diagram and a Latin prayer -- leaves 43 recto-45 verso. Medical treatise in 24 chapters, ends with part of the falconry of King Dancus -- leaves 46 recto-63 verso. De lapidibus pretiosis (in Italian) / Albertus Magnus -- 64 recto-67 verso. Astrological miscellany, with a table of metals.
Subject Headings
-  Medicine, Medieval
-  Medicine, Magic, mystic and spagiric
-  Manuscripts, Latin (Medieval and modern)--Washington (D.C.)
-  Falconry
-  Astrology
Notes
-  Manuscript.
-  In Italian and Latin.
-  Title from de Ricci.
-  Thin yellowish parchment, 2 columns, written in brown ink in several hands; 37 lines; foliation is later, in brown ink, with 43 appearing twice. Once part of a larger volume: beginning leaf 1 another foliation appears, starting with 285. At leaf 67 verso appear the names of Lodovigo Fioravante and Stephano Tinelli in a 15th century hand.
-  Collation: I¹⁰ II⁸ III⁸⁻¹ IV-V⁸ VI¹² VII-VIII⁸.
-  Four- and 6-line blue and red initials with penwork on leaves 3 recto and 43 recto. Two- to 3-line red and blue initials alternate. Red rubrics and paragraph marks, and numerous maniculae.
-  19th century English half-calf binding, sewn on 4 thongs, with spine title in gilt: Petrus Hispanus. Thesaurus Pauperum, etc. C. M. S. XIV.
-  Ricci, S. de. Census of medieval and Renaissance manuscripts in the United States and Canada, 130
-  Receipts in envelope state the manuscript was sold by Joseph Baer & Co., Frankfurt a. M., 22 Dec. 1889 to Tiffany & Co., Paris; then to George Kunz, January 3, 1890 (paid Jul. 2, 1890); obtained from the estate of George F. Kunz, New York 27 Apr. 1933 by the Library of Congress, ac. 4616 (3). With the armorial bookplate of George F. Kunz.
-  Cataloged from the description of Dr. Ilya Dines and the de Ricci census. he04 2016-06-01
Medium
1 v. (43, 43-67, [2] leaves) : ill. ; 25 cm
Call Number/Physical Location
R128 .J6416 1300
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/MedievalRen.56219.1
Library of Congress Control Number
2016656219
Access Advisory
Open to research.
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Description
Manuscript. In Italian and Latin. Title from de Ricci. Thin yellowish parchment, 2 columns, written in brown ink in several hands; 37 lines; foliation is later, in brown ink, with 43 appearing twice. Once part of a larger volume: beginning leaf 1 another foliation appears, starting with 285. At leaf 67 verso appear the names of Lodovigo Fioravante and Stephano Tinelli in a 15th century hand. Collation: I¹⁰ II⁸ III⁸⁻¹ IV-V⁸ VI¹² VII-VIII⁸. Four- and 6-line blue and red initials with penwork on leaves 3 recto and 43 recto. Two- to 3-line red and blue initials alternate. Red rubrics and paragraph marks, and numerous maniculae. 19th century English half-calf binding, sewn on 4 thongs, with spine title in gilt: Petrus Hispanus. Thesaurus Pauperum, etc. C. M. S. XIV. Ricci, S. de. Census of medieval and Renaissance manuscripts in the United States and Canada, 130 Receipts in envelope state the manuscript was sold by Joseph Baer & Co., Frankfurt a. M., 22 Dec. 1889 to Tiffany & Co., Paris; then to George Kunz, January 3, 1890 (paid Jul. 2, 1890); obtained from the estate of George F. Kunz, New York 27 Apr. 1933 by the Library of Congress, ac. 4616 (3). With the armorial bookplate of George F. Kunz. Cataloged from the description of Dr. Ilya Dines and the de Ricci census. he04 2016-06-01
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John Xxi, Pope, -1277, Magnus Albertus, George Frederick Kunz, and Medieval And Renaissance Manuscripts Collection. Thesaurus pauperum, in Italian ; Nicolaus, Experimenta in Italian ; On the medicinal value of precious stones ; Medicina che fa partuire la femina ...; Medical treatise ... in Italian ... part of the falconry of King Dancus ; Albertus Magnus, De lapidibus pretiosis, in Italian ; Astrological miscellany in Italian. [Between 1300 and 1320, 1300] Manuscript/Mixed Material. https://www.loc.gov/item/2016656219/.

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John Xxi, P., Albertus, M., Kunz, G. F. & Medieval And Renaissance Manuscripts Collection. (1300) Thesaurus pauperum, in Italian ; Nicolaus, Experimenta in Italian ; On the medicinal value of precious stones ; Medicina che fa partuire la femina ...; Medical treatise ... in Italian ... part of the falconry of King Dancus ; Albertus Magnus, De lapidibus pretiosis, in Italian ; Astrological miscellany in Italian. [Between 1300 and 1320] [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2016656219/.

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John Xxi, Pope, -1277, et al. Thesaurus pauperum, in Italian ; Nicolaus, Experimenta in Italian ; On the medicinal value of precious stones ; Medicina che fa partuire la femina ...; Medical treatise ... in Italian ... part of the falconry of King Dancus ; Albertus Magnus, De lapidibus pretiosis, in Italian ; Astrological miscellany in Italian. [Between 1300 and 1320, 1300] Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2016656219/>.