BetaThis service is in beta.

Colenda Digital Repository

Theosophic and cabalistic tracts translated from the Latin edition / by [Robert] Fludd and others.

Title:
Theosophic and cabalistic tracts translated from the Latin edition / by [Robert] Fludd and others.
Abstract:
Charles Rainsford's English translation of the first two books of Robert Fludd's Utriusque Cosmi Historia and other works. Includes an alphabetical index (p. iii). Several leaves have been pasted in and are now detached (p. 361-366).
Creator:
Fludd, Robert, 1574-1637.
Date:
1750
Description:
Purchased with support from the B. H. Breslauer Foundation.
Format:
240 leaves : paper; 314 x 200 (290 x 140) mm bound to 320 x 210 mm
Identifier:
9962935993503681; (OCoLC)ocn913833388; (OCoLC)913833388; (PU)6293599-penndb-Voyager
Language:
English; Latin; Hebrew; Greek, Modern (1453-)
Provenance:
Formerly owned by Charles Rainsford (British army officer, fellow of the Royal Society, and alchemist); bequeathed by Rainsford to Hugh Percy, Second Duke of Northumberland.; Sold at auction at Sotheby's (London), 15 July 2014, as part of Lot 411.; Owned by the 2nd through 12th Dukes of Northumberland, ms. 600, Alnwick Castle, Northumberland, 1809-2014 (bookplate, inside upper cover; stamps throughout).
Publisher:
[England], [between 1750 and 1799]
Relation:
https://repository.upenn.edu/uniqueatpenn/23/
Subject:
Cabala.; Cabala -- Early works to 1800.; Cosmology -- Early works to 1800.; Occultism.; Occultism -- Early works to 1800.; Cosmology.; Codices.; Manuscripts, English.; Manuscripts, European.
Type:
Manuscripts
Personal Name:
Rainsford, Charles, 1728-1809, former owner.; Northumberland, Hugh Percy, Duke of, 1742-1817, former owner.
Corporate Name:
Charles Rainsford Collection of Alchemical and Occult Manuscripts (University of Pennsylvania)
Rights:
https://rightsstatements.org/page/NoC-US/1.0/?
Notes:
Ms. codex.; Origin: Written in England in the second half of the 18th century.; Title from title page (p. i).; Pagination: Paper, 240; [xxvi], 1-11, 13-260, 262-354, 356, 356-365, [i], 366, [i], 366-395, 395, 397-449, [iv]; contemporary pagination in ink, upper outer corners.; Layout: Written in 26 long lines.; Script: Written in a cursive script in the hand of Charles Rainsford.; Binding: Contemporary leather. Upper cover and first quire detached. Spine leather deteriorating. Moisture damage along upper portion of gutter.; English, with occasional words in Hebrew, Greek, and Latin.
Call Number:
Oversize Ms. Codex 1688