Example of a Volvelle

Located in Illuminati sacre pagine p[ro]fessoris amplissimi magistri Raymundi Lull Ars magna, generalis et vltima : quaru[m]cunq[ue] artium [et] scientiarum ipsius Lull assecutrix et clauigera : [et] ad eas aditum faciliore[m] prebe[n]s : antehac nusq[uam] arti impressorie emu[n]ctius co[m]mendata / [et] per magistrum Bernardum la Vinheta artis illius fidelissimu[m] interprete[m] elimata ; una cum figuris suo situ decenter intexis [et] totius operis enucleatiuis ; incertis preterea cuilibet parti, capitulo et rubrice titulis et annotationibus ; adiecto indice alphabetico siue repertorio, sententias electiores co[m]plectente, ad folia remissiuo, by Ramon Llull (1232?-1316).

Volvelle with two concentric paper discs rotating over a third printed on the page. All discs are printed with nine letters (B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, K) around the circumference. Read all about the use of vovelles in books, in an article by Michelle Gravelle, Anah Mustapha, and Coralee Leroux.

Call Number:  SC L9697 480a 1517

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