Atatanta [sic] running [manuscript] : that is, New chymicall emblems relating to the secrets of nature accomodated partly to the eyes and understandin, [17--?] | University of Illinois Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Full title: Atatanta [sic] running [manuscript] : that is, New chymicall emblems relating to the secrets of nature accomodated partly to the eyes and understanding : with figuers cutt in copper and sentences, epigrams, and notes added, partly to the ears and recreation of the mind, with 50 musicall flights of three voyces, whereof two may correspond to one single melody ... / the author Michael Majerius, Count of the Imperiall Consistory, doctor of physicke, knight of &c.
Uniform Title: Atalanta fugiens. English
Anonymous translation of Maier's Atalanta fugiens.
None of the illustrations or music is included.; "Printed by Hieronymus Gallerius, att the charge of John Theodore de Bry. 1618."--Title page.
From the description in McGeary & Nash: Late 18th-century laid paper; watermark similar to Churchill 411 and to Heawood 1829, 1835, and 1844 (but watermark, without any countersign, consists only of coat of arms with initials LVG). Manuscript occupies 73 leaves of a bound quarto volume of 101 [i.e. 91] leaves; the first leaf and the final 17 leaves are blank. On the verso of the first leaf is an inscription "Alex[ande]r Tilloch" (perhaps Alexander Tilloch, 1759-1825; see DNB 19:871-872). Occassional marginal annotations in pencil.
Provenance: Alexander Tilloch inscription -- Stamp on verso of first flyleaf: "Brentanos" -- Purchased from William Salloch, 27 February 1958.
McGeary & Nash. Emblem books at the University of Illinois, M3
McGeary, Thomas. "Manuscript Emblem Books at the University of Illinois." In Emblematica 2 (1987): 357-370.