Astronomical Texts

Berlin, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, Ms. Lat. Oct. 44


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Astronomical Texts

Berlin, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, Ms. Lat. Oct. 44

Alternative titles
Textos Astronómicos – Textes Astronomiques.
Physical features
Codex on parchment, dimensions 155 x 110 mm, 12 folios.
Produced in France in the second half of the 14th century.
Frederick William of Prussia.
Present repository
Berlin, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, MS Lat. Oct. 44.
Treatises / Secular booksAstronomy / Astrology.
43 drawings.

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Textos Astronómicos

Publisher – Millennium Liber (Madrid, 2007).
Limited edition – 995 copies.
Type of reproduction – Full-size colour reproduction of the entire original document. The facsimile reproduces the physical characteristics of the original manuscript as closely as possible, with the aim of substituting it in scientific research and in the libraries of bibliophile collectors.
Material – Special aged and stiffened like-parchment paper.
Binding – Leather-covered wooden boards. The binding might not correspond to that of the original document as it appears at the present moment. Trimming and composition of the leaves reproduce the profile and structure of the original document.
Commentary – Historical, artistic and paleographic study volume in Spanish, edited by Jürgen Hamel and Alberto Sanchez Nieto. Size 23 x 28 cm, 103 pages, colour illustrations.
Slipcase – The facsimile and commentary volume are contained in a blue velvet-lined slipcase.
Certificate of authenticity – Each copy of the facsimile is certified and numbered by a notarial deed on an external sheet.
ISBN – 978-84-935114-4-9 (facsimile), 978-84-935114-5-6 (commentary volume), 978-84-935114-3-2 (facsimile and commentary volume).

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