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Ms. Codex 883 - Denise, Mavinus Nicolaus - Commentarii in universam Aristotelis Logicam
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Author:
Denise, Mavinus Nicolaus.
Title:
Commentarii in universam Aristotelis Logicam [manuscript].
Origin:
[France?], 1703.
Physical description:
172 leaves : paper ; ill.; 210 x 160 (172 x 115) mm. bound to 218 x 172 mm.
Summary:
Commentary on Aristotle's works of logic.
Notes:
Ms. codex.
Title from caption heading after introduction (p. 31); author from colophon (p. 343).
Incipit: Postquam in institutione philosophicam rudem totius philosophiae ad umbrationem tradidimus... (p. 1).
Explicit: ... quod Platoni et talibus visum est. Finis totius Logicae. Scripsit Mavinus Nicolaus Denise anno d[omi]ni millesimo septingentesimo tertio (p. 343).
Pagination: Paper, 172; [xiv], 1-30, [ii], 31-216, [ii], 217-260, [ii], 261-269, 290-337, 339-343, [vi]; contemporary pagination in ink, upper outer corners. Engravings not numbered.
Script: Written in a cursive script by what appears to be a single hand.
Decoration: Full page engravings of a female allegorical figure, "La Logique" (opposite p. 1); "Aristote" (opposite p. 31); "Platon" (opposite p. 217); and "Zenon" (opposite p. 261). All but the first have biographical captions in French and are signed "chez H. Bonnart au Coq." The plate of "La Logique" has an almost identical match in Ms. Codex 273.
Binding: Mottled contemporary calf, gilt spine.
Origin: Probably written in France in 1703 (p. 343).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 883
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Codex 883
 
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