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Mathematica varia — Canterbury, Kent. Benedictine abbey of St Augustine (originally of St Peter and St Paul).


Provenance: Canterbury, Kent. Benedictine abbey of St Augustine (originally of St Peter and St Paul).
Location: British Library, London
Shelfmark: Harley 1
Author/Title: Mathematica varia
Type of evidence: i: evidence from an inscription of ownership by an individual member of a religious house (which may not, however, be evidence for institutional ownership)
  • Evidence:
  • Ownership inscription
  • Evidence:
  • Ownership inscription
Notes on evidence:

'.Liber Iohannis de Londoniis. cum rosa', followed by a drawing of three roses (fol. 47r).

Date: s. xiii–xiv
Medieval Catalogue: BA1.1147

Further details of medieval catalogue: BA1. BENEDICTINES: Canterbury-St Augustine's: Catalogue, 15th cent.
Ownership:

'Joannes Dee 1557': John Dee (1527–1609), mathematician, astrologer, and antiquary; Dee catalogue C 28.

 

Notes:

BL Harley 1 and Oxford, CCC 254 fols. 191–196, formed one volume.