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Manuscript Monday: LJS 215 – Scientific miscellany

Dot Porter, Curator, Digital Research Services at the University of Pennsylvania Library, offers a video orientation to Penn Library’s LJS 215, a scientific miscellany compiled by Imbert Fentryer. The manuscript was written in France in 1511, and it is a compendium of astrological charts; astronomical and astrological tables; treatises on astronomy and geometry and instructions for making dyes and pigments and medical preparations.

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