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Manuscript Monday: LJS 46, Herbal

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Dot Porter, Curator, Digital Research Services at the University of Pennsylvania Library, offers a video orientation to Penn Library’s LJS 46,  Herbal. This manuscript was written in Italy and England, ca. 1520, ca. 1600. It is an Italian illustrated herbal with plant names in Latin and a group of texts in English, Latin, and Spanish about Morocco added less than a century later.

See the full online facsimile of this work in Penn in Hand.

 

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