Ms. Codex 243 - Alderotti, Taddeo, 1223-1295 - Leticha
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_9|a Ms. Codex 243
1_|a Alderotti, Taddeo, |d 1223-1295.
10|a Leticha / |c del magnio filosefo Aristotile.
__|a [Italy, |c ca. 1500]
__|a 33 leaves : |b paper, col. ill. ; |c 285 x 197 (208 x 115) mm. bound to 293 x 201 mm.
__|a Ms. codex.
__|a Title from opening rubric (f. 1r): Qui comenza lo libro chiamato leticha del magnio filosefo Aristotile pieno de moralita Iesus Cristus.
__|a Collation: Paper, i (modern paper) + 33 + i (modern paper); 1¹²(+1), 2⁵, 3⁵; 1-33; contemporary foliation in ink, upper right recto.
__|a Layout: Written in 46 long lines; ruled in lead; some prickings visible.
__|a Script: Written in a humanistic script by a single hand.
__|a Decoration: Contains 46 large decorated initials throughout, in a variety of colors; decorated with complicated interlacings of serrated branchwork with cone-like fruit; two of the initials have a small coat of arms in the center (f. 1r, 15v); headings to the prologue and the various sections written in red, purple and green; capitals touched with yellow.
__|a Binding: Modern half vellum.
__|a Origin: Written in Italy, ca. 1500 (Zacour-Hirsch).
__|a Many stains and smudges. Slight wormhole damage, obliterating a few words of text on the first few folios. Edges starting to fray and tear in a few places. Binding and cover in good condition.
__|a This text, with contemporary foliation 1-33, is missing its final leaf and was once followed by a treatise on the cardinal virtues based on Valerius Maximus and others, foliated 35-67, now the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library's Marston 43 (Eugenio Refini, University of Warwick).
__|a Italian compendium of Aristotle's Nichomachean ethics.
1_|a Gift of Charles W. Burr, 1938 (bookplate, inside upper cover).
4_|a Described in Zacour, Norman P. and Hirsch, Rudolf. Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Libraries of the University of Pennsylvania to 1800 (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1965), |c p. 93 (Ms. Italian 4).
4_|a Riley, Lyman W. "Aristotle Texts and Commentaries to 1700 in the University of Pennsylvania Library." Part V. The Library Chronicle XXIV (1958), 86-98. This manuscript listed in the section: "Manuscripts (Catalogued by Norman P. Zacour)," |c p. 94 (item number M4).
__|a UPenn Ms. Codex 243
0_|n Formerly followed by another text, now Marston 43, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
00|a Aristotle. |t Nicomachean ethics |v Early works to 1800.
00|a Aristotle |x Criticism and interpretation |v Early works to 1800.
_0|a Ethics |v Early works to 1800.
_0|a Manuscripts, Italian |y 16th century.
_0|a Manuscripts, Renaissance.
_7|a Codices. |2 aat
_7|a Compendiums. |2 aat
_7|a Translations. |2 aat
1_|a Burr, Charles W. |q (Charles Walts), |d 1861-1944, |e former owner.
__|b Rare Book & Manuscript Library |a University of Pennsylvania |e 3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206. |j Ms. Codex 243
41|z Facsimile |u http://hdl.library.upenn.edu/1017/d/medren/1580850
__|a DLA |b 20091222
__|a C0 |b PAULM