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Greek oracles

Physical description

Paper, folded in 4. Watermark information Georg Eineder, The Ancient Paper-Mills of the Former Austro-Hungarian Empire and Their Watermarks (Hilversum: Paper Publications Society, 1960).; Watermarks: watermark generally similar to Eineder 315 (coat of arms with lion), attested in 1804; countermark with the letters FL under a decorated arch.8; Material: paper; 14ff (ii + 14 + ii); dimensions: height 218 mm, width 158 mm

Acquisition note

Georgios P. Vegleris(1850–1923),Constantinople(his no. 79) – Lionel Hauser(1868–1958), Paris(his no. 8); [his sale, Sotheby’s, London, 17 April 1934, lot 331]; purchased on the behalf of Wellcome Library (accession number 66627).

Hand note

Unidentified late post-Byzantine hand.
14v text added by a later hand

Ownership note

Marks of ownership: (front pastedown) label inscribed ‘LH 8’ –(1r)circular stamp ‘GEORGE P. BEGLERY CONSTANTINOPLE’ with ‘᾿Αριθ. 79’ handwritten in the centre.

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