A treatise on the astrolabe.
- A treatise on the astrolabe.
- Chaucer, Geoffrey, -1400.
- Published / Created
- [ca. 1450]
- Publication Place
- 33 binder's blanks at end not digitized. and Manuscript, on parchment, in a single hand, of Chaucer's Treatise on the astrolabe.
Binding: nineteenth-century full calf; in case.
Decoration: initials in blue with red penwork.
From the collections of Sir David Dundas; Sir Augustus Wollaston Franks; Sir Charles Hercules Read; Colin Franklin. Ex libris Boies Penrose and Boies Penrose II. From the collection of Toshiyuki Takamiya, 2013-.
Layout: single columns, mostly of 28 lines.
Ownership inscription on verso of front flyleaf: C. H. Read.
Presentation inscription on verso of front flyleaf: Augustus W. Franks, the gift of Sir David Dundas.
Script: English bookhand.
Tipped in: autograph letter signed from D. D. to A. W. Franks, 1877 February 11.
- 31 l. : parchment ; 158 x 108 mm.
- Extent of Digitization
- Completely digitized
English, Middle (1100-1500)
- Call Number
- Takamiya MS 9
Subjects, Formats, And Genres
- Manuscripts, Medieval--England--15th century.
- Resource Type
- Archives or Manuscripts
- Subject (Name)
- Chaucer, Geoffrey,---1400.
- Subject (Topic)
Astrolabes--Early works to 1800.
English literature--Middle English, 1100-1500.
English prose literature--Middle English, 1100-1500.
Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven.
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library.
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- A handlist of western Medieval manuscripts in the Takamiya collection / Toshiyuki Takamiya, in The Medieval book: glosses from friends & colleagues of Christopher de Hamel, ed. by Richard Linenthal, James Marrow and William Noel. 't Goy-Houten: Hes & De Graff, 2010, pp. 421-437. and Geoffrey Chaucer, Treatise on the Astrolabe, Takamiya MS 9.
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