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New York, Columbia University, Rare Book and Manuscript Library,  Plimpton MS 254
Description: ff. 27 - Bound, ca. 1850, in English black morocco. - William Mason, s. XV; gift of Robert Abbdy to Sir Kenelm Digby (1603-1665); Bertram Ashburnham (1797-1878), 4th Earl of Ashburnham; George Dunn (1865-1912); George A. Plimpton (1855-1936). - De Ricci, p. 1799.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 25
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/PlimptonMS254_20
Language: English Country: England Century: 15th

Part 1: ff. 1-27v
Description: - Parchment - 200 x 150 mm
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Assigned Date: s. XVSearchable Date Range: 1400 - 1499
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
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Number of Texts: 3

Text 1: ff. 1-11v
Title: Computistic material; calendar
Language(s): English
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f. i verso   Modern note on composition of the treatise.
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f. 1   Ownership note of William Mason.
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f. 1v   Tables on roman and arabic numerals, on leap years starting in 1367, on moveable feasts.
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f. 2   Calendar for January.
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f. 2v   Calendar for February.
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f. 3   Calendar for March.
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f. 3v   Calendar for April.
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f. 4   Calendar for May.
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f. 4v   Calendar for June.
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f. 5   Calendar for July.
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f. 5v   Calendar for August.
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f. 6   Calendar for September.
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f. 6v   Calendar for October.
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f. 7   Calendar for November.
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f. 7v   Calendar for December.
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f. 9   Table on reigning planets in a given hour.
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f. 10   Zodiac Man.
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f. 10v   Sketch of a male figure, as if intended for Vein Man.
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f. 11   Eclipses of the sun.
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f. 11v   Eclipses of the moon.
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Text 2: ff. 12-24v
Author: Geoffrey Chaucer
Title: Tractatus astrolabii
Language(s): English
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f. 12   Flourished initial.
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f. 24v   [No Title for Display]
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Text 3: ff. 24v-27v
Title: Tretise of astrologie and phisiognomie
Language(s): English
Incipit: Whare of a Mannys body is maad …
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f. 24v   Flourished initial.
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f. 27   [No Title for Display]
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f. 27v   Signature of Sir Kenelm Digby.
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