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Oxford, Bodleian Library MS Digby 72, part II
MS Appellation:SC 1673
Contents:Astrological tables; Treatises from both 14th and 15th centuries; Astrolabe (imperfect) ff79-109
Date Range:1425-1450
Scribal Hands:
Examples of the hand. Click on the link above for full details and images of individual letter forms.

No of Folios:In Astrolabe section, part 2: 29 paper + 3 vellum
Quiring:1(14), 2(14), 3
Signatures:Some remain in the first quire and would have been ai-avij.
Page Size:210 x 138
Writing Space:154 x 100
Miscellaneous Info:The different tracts were probably assembled by Allen himself.
Further Information:In the ownership of Thomas Allen whose books went to Digby in 1632 on his death and thence to the Bodleian in 1634. Macray, W. D. 'Bodleian Library Quarto Catalogues: IX Digby Manuscripts', a reproduction of the 1883 catalogue with notes on Macray's descriptions of the manuscript by R. W. Hunt and A. G. Watson, Oxford Bodleian Library 1999.
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