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Manuscript Description
Oxford, Bodleian Library MS Ashmole 360, part V
Title:Scientific Miscellany with Astrolabe
Contents:Eight different scientific manuscripts mainly in Latin, bound as a collection.
Date Range:1425-1450
Scribal Hands:
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No of Folios:i + 116-128
Pagination:Black ink, arabic, top right.
Page Size:210 x 145
Frame:No visible evidence
Writing Space:165 x 120
Paragraph Marks:Red and red virgules, highlights in some upper case letters and some red underlining.
Flourished Initials:Red, no flourishing
Other Names (not owners):'pekeryng ffr Iohn' on f124 and 'ryng pyk' in rubric on f127 may be the scribe of the Astrolabe. Owned by Dr Simon Forman (d. 1611). His books were acquired by Ashmole and came from him to the Bodleian.
Further Information:Corrections by underdotting and crossing out in red ink. Seems to have been a single quire of 16 leaves. One stub, then following folio has later writing on the recto. The last verso, f128v is also blank.
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