Bald’s Leechbook

Title:
Bald’s Leechbook
Library:
British Library
Language:
Old English
City:
LONDON, Great Britain
Shelf Mark:
Ms. Royal 12.D.xvii
Alternate Names:
Laeceboc -- Bald's Leechbooks --
Origin:
Winchester (England)
Dimensions:
128 fols. -- 27 x 19 cm.
Date Description:
Mid-10th century
Author:
scribe Cild
Content:
Anglo-Saxon medicinal remedies and incantations
Hand:
(See 18 ff.)
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
flourished initials
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Medieval [7th Floor Hesburgh] Paleography (Rm. 715Q) Oversize Z 115An .Ea76 v.5 Non-Circulating
Commentary Volume:
No
Nature of Facsimile:
Complete -- Monochrome
Series:
Early English Manuscripts in Facsimile, 5
Publication Date:
1955
Place of Publication:
Copenhagen, Denmark
Publisher:
Rosenkilde & Bagger
Printer:
Christtreu, Copenhagen, Denmark
Notes:
Collotype: Nordisk Kunst- og Lystryk, Copenhagen, Denmark Other names: C. E. Wright, Randolph Quirk
Type of Text:
magic, medical, secular, vernacular