University of Pennsylvania Library, LJS 23
(Liber de natura rerum)
|Produced:||Northern France Or Flanders, ca. 1250-70|
|Location:||University of Pennsylvania Library (University of Pennsylvania), Philadelphia, PA, USA|
|Author:||Thomas de Cantimpré|
|Script:||Gothic bookhand and Gothic cursive|
|Dimensions:||Height: 18.5 cm Width: 13.4 cm|
Thomas de Cantimpré, Liber de Natura Rerum.
Gatherings from Books VII-XX of Thomas's general introduction to science, including parts of his sections on fish, insects and invertebrates, trees, cosmology and astronomy, herbs, springs, gems, wind and clouds, the four elements, stars, and eclipses. One of the earliest known copies of this text. Notes in a modern German hand on front flyleaves and occasionally in margins. The manuscript is not illustrated.
[Adapted from University of Pennsylvania Library catalog]
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