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London, British Library MS Sloane 314
Title:Miscellany including Astrolabe
Contents:Astrolabe begins on f65v-106r
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:2 modern flyleaves + i + 1-106 + parchment leaf from another ms as f107 + 3 modern flyleaves
Pagination:Fairly modern in red-brown ink
Quiring:Very tightly bound so difficult to tell.
Signatures:No signatures.
Catchwords:No catchwords.
Page Size:202 x 140
Frame:2 x horizontal, 2 x vertical, grey
Writing Space:145 x 86
Title by Scribe:No title
Flourished Initials:Red initials no flourishing. Red tipped letters in text. Spaces left for larger letters but not executed.
Other Names (not owners):On fi is 'Ex libris Joannis Bomil(t?)eisy' . This manuscript was owned by Sir Hans Sloane and passed to the British Museum in 1753.
Miscellaneous Info:Scribbles all over the Astrolabe text.
Further Information:Catalogus Librorum Manuscriptorum Bibliothecae Sloanianae(Manuscripts 1-1091), ([London: British Museum], no date), no. 314. Seymour I: 123-124.
Centre for Medieval Studies, University of York, King's Manor, York YO1 7EP