Old English illustrated pharmacopoeia

Title:
Old English illustrated pharmacopoeia
Library:
British Library
Language:
Latin, Old English
City:
LONDON, Great Britain
Shelf Mark:
Ms. Cotton Vitellius C III
Origin:
Canterbury
Dimensions:
85 fols. -- 26 x 18 cm.
Date Description:
Early 11th century -- additional remedies 12th century
Content:
Old English Herbal -- Medicina de quadrupedibus
Hand:
Anglo-Saxon square minuscule --- Anglo-Caroline and English Protogothic in additions
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
many illustrations of plants and animals
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Medieval [7th Floor Hesburgh] Paleography (Rm. 715Q) Z 115An .Ea76 v.27 Non-Circulating
Commentary Volume:
No
Nature of Facsimile:
Partial (fols. 11-85) -- Monochrome.
Series:
Early English manuscripts in facsimile, 27
Publication Date:
1998
Place of Publication:
Copenhagen, Denmark
Publisher:
Rosenkilde and Bagger
Printer:
Special-Trykkeriet Viborg
Notes:
Extensive paleographical and medical-historical introduction. Other names:M. A. D'Aronco. M. L. Cameron.
Type of Text:
medical, secular, vernacular