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New Haven, CT, Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library,  Mellon MS 42
Description: ff. 153 + xiv - Original black morocco, the sides outlined with blind rules, gilt stamp of a lion passant on each cover, back with six raised bands, a flower ornament gold-stamped in each compartment of the backstrip, modern leather label now detached, original edges gilt and stamped, no traces of clasps and catches; backstrip repaired. - Denis Duveen, acquired from Dr. Ernst Weil (bookseller), London; Mellon MS 64, acquired with the Duveen collection. Gift of Paul and Mary Mellon, 1965. - Witten, Laurence C. and Pachella, Richard. Alchemy and the Occult: A Catalogue of Books and Manuscripts from the Collection of Paul and Mary Mellon. Volume Three: Manuscripts, Mellon MS 42.
Notes:-Manuscript on paper of Ioannes Fornerius Montalbanensis, De lapide philosophorum libellus ex antiquorum codicibus compilatus, anno 1572, with the beginning of a second book of text, left incomplete. Toward the close of Book I are found Greek and Latin versions of Hermes, Tabula smaragdina. Very likely a holograph of the author, Jean Fournier de Montauban, fl. 1555-1572.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 0
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/MellonMS42_47
Language: Latin; Greek Country: France Century: 16th
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Part 1:
Description: - paper - 147 x 100 (113 x 75) mm.
Country: FranceCardinal point:
Region: France (Toulouse?)City:
Assigned Date: 1572.Searchable Date Range: 1572 - 1572
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes:
Script: Written by a single hand in a good humanistic italic sloping a little to the right.
Notes: Occasional fairly good drawings of apparatus by the copyist, as on ff. 63v-64v, 70v-72v, and 77r-80r. Binding: Original black morocco, the sides outlined with blind rules, gilt stamp of a lion passant on each cover, back with six raised bands, a flower ornament gold-stamped in each compartment of the backstrip, modern leather label now detached, original edges gilt and stamped, no traces of clasps and catches; backstrip repaired.
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1:
Author: Fournier de Montauban, Jean.
Title: De lapide philosophorum libellus ex antiquorum codicibus compilatus 1572, including Hermes, Tabula smaragdina.
Subjects: Hermes, Trismegistus.; Fournier de Montauban, Jean.; Alchemy--Early works to 1800.; Drawing--16th century.; Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven.;
Language(s): Latin; Greek