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Ms. Codex 467 - Massime idrostatiche, idrauliche, &c. estratte dalli più celebri auttori che trattano del moto dell'acque, compilati nella nuova raccolta di Parma anno 1766
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Title:
Massime idrostatiche, idrauliche, &c. estratte dalli più celebri auttori che trattano del moto dell'acque, compilati nella nuova raccolta di Parma anno 1766 [manuscript].
Origin:
[Italy], 1778.
Physical description:
75 leaves : paper, ill. ; 286 x 202 (248 x 165) mm. bound to 293 x 210 mm.
Language(s):
Italian.
Summary:
In seven volumes [chapters], index (p. v). Authors include Benedetto Castelli, Vincenzo Viviani, Domenico Guglielmini, Eustachio Manfredi, Guido Grandi, Giovanni Poteni, Giovanni Buteone, Bernardino Zendrini, etc.
Related names:
Castelli, Benedetto, 1577 or 8-1643.
Buteone, Giovanni.
Grandi, Guido, 1671-1742.
Guglielmini, Domenico.
Manfredi, Eustachio, 1674-1739.
Poteni, Giovanni.
Viviani, Vincenzio, 1622-1703.
Zendrini, Bernardino.
Subject:
Hydraulics - Early works to 1800.
Rivers - Italy.
Canals - Italy.
Form / Genre:
Codices.
Drawings.
Manuscripts, Italian - 18th century.
Manuscripts, European.
Notes:
Ms. codex.
Title from title page (p. iii).
Pagination: Paper, 75; [vi], 1-119, [120-144]; contemporary pagination in ink, upper outer corners.
Script: Written in a cursive script by a single hand.
Decoration: Illustrated with diagrams; tavola parabolica (p. 48-56); 3 folded schematic drawings bound at the end of volume.
Binding: Contemporary boards.
Origin: Writen in Italy in 1778.
Indexed / Referenced in:
Described in Zacour, Norman P. and Hirsch, Rudolf. Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Libraries of the University of Pennsylvania to 1800. Supplement A (2), The Library Chronicle 36, no. 1 (1970), p. 10-11 (Ms. Italian 243).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 467
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Codex 467

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Collection: Other
Facsimile: Yes
Illuminated: No
Illustrated: Yes
Notated: No
Language: Italian
Century: 18th century
Date: 1778
Genre: Codices
Genre: Drawings
Genre: Manuscripts, European
Genre: Manuscripts, Italian - 18th century
Subject: Canals
Subject: Hydraulics
Subject: Rivers
Geography: Italy
Related names: Buteone, Giovanni
Related names: Castelli, Benedetto, 1577 or 8-1643
Related names: Grandi, Guido, 1671-1742
Related names: Guglielmini, Domenico
Related names: Manfredi, Eustachio, 1674-1739
Page material: Paper