Liber insularum archipelagi / Cristoforo Buondelmonti

Title:
Liber insularum archipelagi / Cristoforo Buondelmonti
Library:
Universitäts- und Landesbibliothek
Language:
Latin
City:
DüSSELDORF [DUSSELDORF], Germany
Shelf Mark:
Ms. G 13
Alternate Names:
Buch der Inseln des Archipels -- Book of the Islands of the Archipelago --
Origin:
Northern Italy (Milan?)
Dimensions:
paper Sammelhandschrift with 93 folios (only partly reproduced in the facsimile) -- ca. 410 x 280 mm.
Date Description:
end of fifteenth century
Author:
Cristoforo Buondelmonti (ca. 1380/85-ca. 1431)
Content:
Liber insularum archipelagi by Cristoforo Buondelmonti (fols. 28r-58r) -- For the other works in this manuscript - which deal with geography, history, astronomy and astrology - see p. 9 of the Introduction -- note: the capital letters in the text form an acrostic (see pp. 69-73) -- wide margins, presumably for notes?
Hand:
Humanist cursive --
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
numerous maps -- map of the monuments of Byzantium on fol. 54r (of the facsimile) --
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Medieval [7th Floor Hesburgh] General Collection DF 895 .B8615 2005 Non-Circulating
Commentary Volume:
No
Nature of Facsimile:
Full-size partial reproduction (only fols. 28-58) -- narrow white margin around each page --
Series:
Schriften der Universitäts- und Landesbibliothek Düsseldorf, 38
Publication Date:
2005
Place of Publication:
Wiesbaden
Publisher:
Reicher Verlag
Notes:
Irmgard Siebert und Max Plassmann (editors) -- studies by Arne Effenberger, Max Plassmann and Fabian Rijkers --
Type of Text:
geographical, scientific, secular