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[Excerpts from alchemical and philosophical works] [manuscript].

Author/Creator:
Barrett, George.
Publication:
[Great Britain, 1680]
Format/Description:
Manuscript
120 leaves : paper ; 177 x 106 (162 x 99) mm. bound to 183 x 120 mm.
Subjects:
Alchemy -- Early works to 1800.
Chemistry -- Early works to 1800.
Ethics -- Early works to 1800.
Logic -- Early works to 1800.
Metaphysics -- Early works to 1800.
Form/Genre:
Codices.
Manuscripts, Latin -- 17th century.
Manuscripts, European.
Language:
Latin.
Summary:
Excerpts, notes, or lecture notes on philosophical subjects written in a blank book, the first section has no heading but appears to be alchemical.
Contents:
1. f.1r-16r: Chimia.
2. f.17r-41r: Logica, sive ars cogitandi [excerpts] / Antoine Arnauld.
3. f.42r-64r: Metaphysicae compendium.
4. f.65r: Compendium aethices.
Notes:
Ms. codex.
Title supplied by cataloger.
Attribution or ownership and date on final leaf: George Barrett his Book: 1680.
Incipit for first work: Chimia est ars corpora naturalia (f. 1r).
Foliation: Paper, 120; [ii], [1-118] modern foliation in pencil, upper right recto.
Script: Written in a cursive script by a single hand.
Binding: Contemporary calf.
Origin: Written in Great Britain in 1680 (note, inside upper cover).
Penn Provenance:
Formerly owned by George Folliott (bookplate, inside upper cover).
Sold by Zamboni & Huntington (Palo Alto, Cali.), 1992.
Cited as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 783
Contributor:
Folliott, George, former owner.
Contains:
Arnauld, Antoine, 1612-1694. Logique. Latin.
Chimia est ars corpora naturalia.
Metaphysicae compendium.
Compendium aethices.
OCLC:
212376681
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