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Wales, Aberystwyth, National Library of Wales MS Peniarth 359B part 7
Title:Miscellany containing Astrolabe
Contents:Signs of zodiac; four elements; planets; sphere; geomancy; astrolabe; astrology
Scribal Hands:
Examples of the hand. Click on the link above for full details and images of individual letter forms.

Dialect:Early fifteenth century
Material:Paper for Astrolabe
No of Folios:171 of which ff68r-91r are the Astrolabe
Pagination:Foliation 1-24 may be seen in the middle at the top of each folio in a light brown ink. Looks later than the manuscript itself.
Quiring:2 x 12
Signatures:Original signatures 1-6 may be seen in the bottom right corner of the second quire.
Page Size:207 x 142 (now mounted on paper guards)
Frame:No frame; no ruling
Writing Space:Not margined or ruled and text and diagrams fill the space.
Incipits and Explicits:In red ink fitted around diagrams or at the top of the folio.
Marginal Headings:In red ink around diagrams
Paragraph Marks:Red
Further Information:'Treatises and notes on the signs of the zodiac, the four elements, the planets, the sphere, geomancy, the astrolabe, astrology etc. Part of the manuscript is written in cryptic writing'. [NLW Handlist, Vol. 1]
Centre for Medieval Studies, University of York, King's Manor, York YO1 7EP