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StorageSiteUCL Special Collections
LevelItem
Reference Number MS LAT/30
TitlePalmistry Treatise
Date15th century-16th century
DescriptionManuscript volume, probably 15th or 16th century, 'Chyromantia et Natura Planetarum', a treatise on palmistry (chiromancy), including 21 colour diagrams of hands and symbols. Bound with a number of later printed works, including Thomas Hill's 'The Schoole of Skil' (T Iudson for W Iaggard, London, 1599).
Extent1 volume containing 32 leaves
CustodialHistoryThe manuscript formed part of the library of John Thomas Graves (1806-1870), mathematician and Professor of Jurisprudence at University College London, whose collection included manuscripts dating from the 15th to the 19th century, relating mainly to mathematics. Formerly Graves 532.
AccessStatusOpen
AccessConditionsThe papers are available subject to the usual conditions of access to Archives and Manuscripts material, after the completion of a Reader's Undertaking.
URLDescriptionShelved at SR B 1599 HR/1.
FindingAidsList at University College London Special Collections.
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