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Writing tables with stylus. Manuscript, ca. 1580
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Writing tables with stylus
Physical Description: 
front cover
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FSL collection
Title (Hamnet): 
Writing tables with stylus [manuscript].
Place of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet): 
[Dresden? ;
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Physical Description (Hamnet): 
2 fols. (paper), 24 fols. (coated vellum); 2 fols. (paper)
Notes (Hamnet): 
Formerly Folger MS ADD 1156.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Includes, in Italian, a list of legal documents (with items dated 1630, 1645, 1663), mathematical instructions and problems, and drawings. Most of the writing is in ink. Evidence of erasure on some leaves. 338 is written at the top of front board and verso of second front endleaf. The contemporary calfskin binding is block-stamped in gold with gold tooling, sewn on four double-raised cords wih fore-edge flap. Silver clasps held together with the copper stylus. Dresden?, ca.1580 is taken from Sothebys (London) catalogue, 7 November 2002, lot 41.
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