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Paduan Carrara Herbal...
The British Library's Curator of Manuscripts tells me that the Paduan
Carrara Herbal is more accurately referred to as the Serapione Herbario
Volgare, and is catalogued within the BL's manuscript collection as British
Library MS Egerton 2020.
He also points out that it has been mentioned in P.M. Jones, Medieval
Medical Miniatures (London, 1984), and in O. Pächt, 'Early Italian Nature
Studies', Journal of Warburg and Courtauld
Institute, XIII (1950), pp. 13 ff - both of which sources seem highly
likely to reward further study.
Cheers, .....Nick Pelling.....