Medical and astronomical texts

Record ID: 
77153
Accession number: 
MS B.27
Title: 
Medical and astronomical texts
Created: 
Germany, between 1450 and 1475.
Binding: 
Original blind-tooled quarter pigskin over wooden boards.
Credit: 
Bequest of Curt F. Bühler; 1985.
Description: 
139 leaves (1 column, varying number of lines), bound : paper, ill. ; 207 x 145 mm.
Provenance: 
Purchased by Curt F. Bühler in Feb. 1959 from William H. Schab, New York (Cat. 25, no. 152).
Notes: 

Ms. medical and astronomical handbook; written and decorated in Germany in the third quarter of the 15th century.
Some of the tracts in the volume appear to be entirely unknown--Cf. PML files.
On fol. 31r is a depiction of Pythagoras as a mathematician.
Decoration: 2 colored drawings, 2 uncolored drawings, 14 diagrams.

Script: 
Gothic cursive
Language: 
Latin and German
Century: 
Classification: