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Voynich MS - Quire 3

Description

Quire 3 is a standard quire containing folios 17 through 24. The gathering mark is on f24v.

Schematic folio layout:

Browse interlinear transcription of Quire 3

Folio 17

Normal folio. The folio nr is on f17r.

f17r  

>>Link to 2014 scan (Beinecke digital library)

>>Link to 2004 scan (Jason Davies Voyager)

General description

This is a herbal page. For general information about herbal pages see here.

This page has extraneous writing in the upper margin.
Folio nr (17) in upper right corner.

Illustration(s)

Drawing of a plant with thin leaves and three dark blue flowers. There are two eyes in the roots.

Text

There are 12 lines of text in four short paragraphs. The last tree carefully aoid the drawing.

There is extraneous writing in a tiny hand in the top margin of the page. It is largely illegible. Nick Pelling noted that under UV illumination one can see text in the Voynich script at the end of this writing (which I can confirm).

Currier language: A
Currier hand: 1

Browse interlinear transcription of f17r

Other information

 

  f17v

>>Link to 2014 scan (Beinecke digital library)

>>Link to 2004 scan (Jason Davies Voyager)

General description

This is a herbal page. For general information about herbal pages see here.

Illustration(s)

Plant with berries or currants. Root with hairy bulbs.

Text

There are 23 lines of text in a single paragraph.

Currier language: A
Currier hand: 1

Browse interlinear transcription of f17v

Other information

This plant illustration is somewhat similar to the plant on f96v and the bottom plant on f99r.

Folio 18

Normal folio. The folio nr. is on f18r.

f18r  

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>>Link to 2004 scan (Jason Davies Voyager)

General description

This is a herbal page. For general information about herbal pages see here.
Folio nr. (18) in upper right corner.

Illustration(s)

A plant with plain roots and leaves, three buds and an open flower.

Text

There are 14 lines of text in two paragraphs. Only the top three lines are extended to the right of the drawing. The last line is centred.

Currier language: A
Currier hand: 1

Browse interlinear transcription of f18r

Other information

 

  f18v

>>Link to 2014 scan (Beinecke digital library)

>>Link to 2004 scan (Jason Davies Voyager)

General description

This is a herbal page. For general information about herbal pages see here.

Illustration(s)

A single plant with a large root, and an unusual flower.

Text

There are ten lines of text in a single paragraph.

Currier language: A
Currier hand: 1

Browse interlinear transcription of f18v

Other information

A copy of a large part of this plant is present in the pharmaceutical section, on f102r2, item nr. 212.

Folio 19

Normal folio. The folio nr. is on f19r.

f19r  

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General description

This is a herbal page. For general information about herbal pages see here.
Folio nr. (19) in upper right corner.

Illustration(s)

A plant with several different types of components, e.g. a dark blue flower in the style of a lily,

Text

There are 13 lines of text in a single paragraph.

Currier language: A
Currier hand: 1

Browse interlinear transcription of f19r

Other information

The flower is similar (yet dark instead of light) to that of f2v

  f19v

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General description

This is a herbal page. For general information about herbal pages see here.

Illustration(s)

A plant with two bushels of leave above each other and three small flowers.

Text

There are 14 lines of text in two paragraphs. The last line is more or less centred, or almost right justified.

Currier language: A
Currier hand: 1

Browse interlinear transcription of f2r

Other information

 

Folio 20

Normal folio. The folio nr. is on f20r.

f20r  

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General description

This is a herbal page. For general information about herbal pages see here.
Folio nr (20) in upper right corner.

Illustration(s)

A plant with many small leaves and a few small flowers.

Text

There are thirteen lines of text in three paragraphs of text. Neatly laid out writing, straight lines and right justified.

Currier language: A
Currier hand: 1

Browse interlinear transcription of f20r

Other information

 

  f20v

>>Link to 2014 scan (Beinecke digital library)

>>Link to 2004 scan (Jason Davies Voyager)

General description

This is a herbal page. For general information about herbal pages see here.

Illustration(s)

A plant with three stems, narrow leaves and several flowers.

Text

There are 11 lines of text in two paragraphs.

Currier language: A
Currier hand: 1

Browse interlinear transcription of f20v

Other information

 

Folio 21

Normal folio. The folio nr. is on f21r.

f21r  

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General description

This is a herbal page. For general information about herbal pages see here.
Folio nr (21) in upper right corner.

Illustration(s)

A plant with many tiny leaves and even tinier flowers or berries.

Text

There are 12 lines of text in three paragraphs.

Currier language: A
Currier hand: 1

Browse interlinear transcription of f21r

Other information

This drawing looks like a realistic rendition of an existing plant.

  f21v

>>Link to 2014 scan (Beinecke digital library)

>>Link to 2004 scan (Jason Davies Voyager)

General description

This is a herbal page. For general information about herbal pages see here.

Illustration(s)

A plant with leaves stacked in an unusual manner, alternating green and white, and with several flowers that are blue and red.

Text

There are 8 lines of text in a single paragraph at the top of the page.

Currier language: A
Currier hand: 1

Browse interlinear transcription of f21v

Other information

 

Folio 22

Normal folio. The folio nr. is on f22r.

f22r  

>>Link to 2014 scan (Beinecke digital library)

>>Link to 2004 scan (Jason Davies Voyager)

General description

This is a herbal page. For general information about herbal pages see here. Folio nr (22) in upper right corner.

Illustration(s)

A plant with an "impossible" reconnecting stem and different tpes of flowers.

Text

There are 13 lines of text in four short paragraphs of text, two at the top of the page and two in the middle.

Currier language: A
Currier hand: 1

Browse interlinear transcription of f22r

Other information

 

  f22v

>>Link to 2014 scan (Beinecke digital library)

>>Link to 2004 scan (Jason Davies Voyager)

General description

This is a herbal page. For general information about herbal pages see here.

Illustration(s)

A very large plant drawing. The brown roots have thorns. There are numerous leaves and several flowers. It looks almost like several plants in a row behind each other.

Text

There are 16 lines of text in two paragraphs. The last line is centred.

Currier language: A
Currier hand: 1

Browse interlinear transcription of f22v

Other information

 

Folio 23

Normal folio. The folio nr. is on f23r.

f23r  

>>Link to 2014 scan (Beinecke digital library)

>>Link to 2004 scan (Jason Davies Voyager)

General description

This is a herbal page. For general information about herbal pages see here.
Folio nr (23) in upper right corner.

Illustration(s)

A single root system with two plants, which are again connected by a common branch. Small blue flowers.

Text

There are 11 lines of text in three paragraphs.

Currier language: A
Currier hand: 1

Browse interlinear transcription of f23r

Other information

A copy of a large part of this plant is present in the pharmaceutical section, on f102r2, item nr. 213.

  f23v

>>Link to 2014 scan (Beinecke digital library)

>>Link to 2004 scan (Jason Davies Voyager)

General description

This is a herbal page. For general information about herbal pages see here.

Illustration(s)

Flower with 5-fold symmetry, not unlike passion flower.

Text

There are 12 lines of text in two paragraphs.

Currier language: A
Currier hand: 1

Browse interlinear transcription of f23v

Other information

 

Folio 24

Normal folio. The folio nr. is on f24r.

f24r  

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>>Link to 2004 scan (Jason Davies Voyager)

General description

This is a herbal page. For general information about herbal pages see here.
Folio nr (24) in upper right corner.

Illustration(s)

Two identical tall flowers next two each other.

Text

There are 20 lines of text in a single paragraph. All lines end at the plant drawing.

Currier language: A
Currier hand: 1

Browse interlinear transcription of f24r

Other information

 

Description

  f24v

>>Link to 2014 scan (Beinecke digital library)

>>Link to 2004 scan (Jason Davies Voyager)

General description

This is a herbal page. For general information about herbal pages see here.
Gathering mark (39) in lower right corner.

Illustration(s)

Plant with leaves looking like commas and five flowers which are white and blue.

Text

There are 16 lines of text in two paragraphs.

Currier language: A
Currier hand: 1

Browse interlinear transcription of f24v

Other information

 

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