Manuscript

Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, MS 77
(De animalibus)

Codicology

Produced: Germany, 15 century, 2nd half
Current Location: Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Manuscript Type: Encyclopedia
Language: Latin
Folios: 390
Author: Albertus Magnus
Illustrated: No
Binding: Brown calf over oak boards, 15-16th century
Media: Paper/ Parchment
Dimensions: Height: 28.5 cm Width: 20.9 cm
Folio 5v

Description

Albertus Magnus, De animalibus. Written in Germany in the second half of the 15th century. Not illustrated.

Folio 1r-388v: Scienciam de animalibus secundum eam quam in principio premisimus diuisionem post scientiam de vegetabilibus...Hec igitur de uermibus dicta sint a nobis...et ego talium hominum parum curo reprehensiones. Explicit edicio alberti magni quam scripsit diffuse et gloriose de naturis animalium. Deo gratias.

First initial on f. 1r, 10-line, painted blue, on red and green ground, yellow highlights. Many small plain initials in red and/or blue. Major headings lacking; minor rubrics and red initial strokes throughout.

[Adapted from Beinecke Library manuscript description; Shailor]

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