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New York, Columbia University, Rare Book and Manuscript Library,  Plimpton MS 156
Description: ff. i + 164 - Bound, 1849, in half calf by Bretherton. - Magister Adolphus de Werda, ca. 1350?; at Armagh, ca. 1400; Cistercians of Aulne-sur-Sambre; Sir Thomas Phillipps (1792-1872), his n. 4633; George A. Plimpton (1855-1936). - De Ricci, p. 1781.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 11
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/PlimptonMS156_20
Language: Latin Country: Flanders? Century: 14th

Part 1: ff. 1-164v
Description: - Parchment - 260 x 180 mm
Country: Flanders?Cardinal point:
Region: City:
Assigned Date: s. XIVinSearchable Date Range: 1300 - 1315
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes: ;
Script: Gothic book hand for text; gloss in smaller size of the same script.
Other Decoration: Geometrical designs.
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: ff. 1-164v
Other Associate: Campanus of Novara
Author: Euclid
Title: Elementa
Language(s): Latin
Notes: With commentary of Campanus of Novara. 
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Binding   Front cover, signed by the Phillipps binder, Bretherton.

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Front pastedown - f. i   On f. i, ownership note, "Magistri Adolphi de Werda"; on the front pastedown, binder's ticket.

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ff. i verso - 1   Parted red and blue initial with flourishing and cascade.

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f. 9v   Theorem of the sum of angles.

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f. 12v   Pythagorean theorem.

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ff. 17v-18   2-line blue initial with red flourishing; geometric designs.

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f. 17v   Design for the opening of a new book; three circles.

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ff. 32v-33   2-line blue initial with red flourishing; catchword; in lead, in upper margin of f. 33, running headline, "5 lib."

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f. 43   Reader's note in lead in outer margin (run up against the quire-leaf signature, "f iii").

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f. 91   Quire and leaf signature in lead in outer margin,"n iii"; gloss only on this page.

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f. 164v   Added note with beginning of a letter of Jacobus, patriarch of Jerusalem; ownership note, "Liber iste fuit domino Armachani."

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