Manuscript

Stadt- und Universitätsbibliothek Frankfurt am Main, Ms. Carm. 1
(Das Buch der Nature)

Codicology

Produced: Hagenau, ca. 1440
Location: Stadt- und Universitätsbibliothek Frankfurt am Main (Universität Frankfurt am Main), Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Type: Encyclopedia
Language: German
Folios: 341
Author: Konrad von Megenberg
Illustrated: No
Scribe: Single
Binding: Contemporary, black-brown calf leather
Media: Paper
Script: Bastarda/Textura
Dimensions: Height: 38.5 cm Width: 28 cm

Description

Das Buch der Natur of Konrad von Megenberg. In 13 books instead of the usual 8; the book corespondence is: 1 - 2 = I - II; 3 - 8 = III A - F; 9 - 13 = IV - VIII. The 13 book each have an illustration at the beginning, and there 27 more imbedded in the text. The rest of the illustrations are mostly full page. From the workshop of Diebolt Lauber.

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