Doctor’s folding almanac

Record ID: 
77000
Accession number: 
MS G.47
Title: 
Doctor’s folding almanac
Created: 
England, ca. 1464.
Credit: 
Gift of the Trustees of the William S. Glazier Collection, 1984.
Description: 
G.47.1 1 leaf, matted : vellum, ill. ; 249 x 180 mm
Provenance: 
Sir Sydney Cockerell; Pierre Berès; London, Christie's, Oct. 7, 1957, lot 162; purchased there by Maggs Brothers Ltd., London for William S. Glazier (1907-1962), New York; deposited in the Pierpont Morgan Library by the Trustees of the William S. Glazier Collection in 1963.
Notes: 

Ms. folding almanac; written and illuminated in England, ca. 1464.
This ms., according to type, consists of 6 leaves, each folded three times, forming sixteen compartments (recto and verso).
Decoration: 2 pen drawings: Zodiacal Man (fol. 6r), Vein Man (fol. 6v), 1 pen-drawn scroll with contents of leaf inscribed within, on each leaf, numerous illuminated and filigree initials; English Gothic style.

Script: 
textura
Language: 
Latin
Century: 
Classification: