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Analysis librorum Physicorum Aristotelis [manuscript].

Publication:
[England], 1674-1675.
Format/Description:
Manuscript
250 leaves : paper, col. ill. ; 187 x 160 (160 x 120) mm. bound to 196 x 160 mm.
Subjects:
Aristotle -- Criticism and interpretation -- Early works to 1800.
Aristotle. De anima -- Early works to 1800.
Aristotle. De caelo -- Early works to 1800.
Aristotle. De generatione et corruptione -- Early works to 1800.
Aristotle. Meteorologica -- Early works to 1800.
Physical sciences -- Early works to 1800.
Geometry -- Early works to 1800.
Soul -- Early works to 1800.
Astronomy -- Early works to 1800.
Form/Genre:
Codices.
Diagrams.
Drawings.
Lecture notes.
Manuscripts, Latin -- 17th century.
Manuscripts, European.
Language:
Latin.
Summary:
Lecture notes on Aristotle's works of physical science, including De caelo, De generatione et corruptione, Meteorologica, and De anima, preceded by a compendium of geometry.
Contents:
1. p.iii-xvi: Geometriae compendium.
2. p.1-387: Analysis librorum physicorum Aristotelis.
Notes:
Ms. codex.
Title from caption heading (p. 1).
Written by Alexander Cunnighame (p. 91).
Incipit (Compendium): Geometria quae ab inventione & usu ... (p. iii).
Explicit (Compendium): ... in Elementis Euclidis. Finis (p. xvi).
Incipit (Analysis): Quoniam communis fert consuetudo physiologiam Aristotelitam maxima de parte ... (p. 1).
Pagination: Paper, 250 leaves; [xxi], 1-87, 90-113, contemporary pagination in ink, upper outer corner; [88-478], modern pagination in pencil, upper outer corners of even-numbered pages.
Script: Written in a cursive script.
Decoration: Full page illustrations drawn in ink and colored with red, green, blue, and brown watercolors: a scholar in his study (p. xviii); a heart, flowers, and dog with initials A.C. (p. xix); a page of 12 small drawings of men, animals, and tools in compartments, (p. 457). Geometric diagrams (p. xii-xv). Red used for ornamental capitals, headings, page borders, and running heads throughout.
Binding: Original red morocco with frame of double gilt lines and blind stamped corner ornaments; rebacked. Both boards detached.
Origin: Written in England, 1674-1675 (p. 91, 270; Zacour-Hirsch).
Penn Provenance:
Gift of Charles W. Burr, 1938 (bookplate, inside upper cover).
Cited in:
Described in Zacour, Norman P. and Hirsch, Rudolf. Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Libraries of the University of Pennsylvania to 1800 (University of Pennsylvania Press, 1965), p. 22 (Ms. Latin 102).
Riley, Lyman W. Aristotle Texts and Commentaries to 1700 in the University of Pennsylvania Library (Philadelphia, 1961), item M26A.
Cited as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 865.
Contributor:
Cunnighame, Alexander, scribe.
Contains:
Geometriae compendium.
OCLC:
225068080
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