1589 Scarce Latin vellum Book - Philosophy of Aristotle, including his Meteorology Treatise.
Author : Aristotle. Giovanni Crisostomo Javelli.
Title :Epitome Chrysostomi Iavelli Canapitii in universam Aristotelis philosophiam, tam naturalem quam Transnaturalem : a multis iisque Turpibus erratis nunc expurgata et ad Ordinam librorum Arist. disposita. [ Chrysostomi Iavelli Canapitii summary of the whole philosophy of Aristotle, both natural and transnaturalis]
Language : Text in Latin.
Publisher : Venetiis : Apud Haeredem Hieronymi Scoti, 1589.
Size : 6.5 " X 5 "
Pages : 375 pages.
Binding : Very good original 16th century full vellum binding (hinges fine, overall worn and scuffed) under a removable protective mylar cover.
Content : Very good content (bright, tight and clean, some foxing and staining - mainly on the first few pages, ex libris name of a previous owner and staining on title page - as shown).
Illustration : Including many intext illustration mainly in the Meteorology treatise.
Estimate: (USD 750 - USD 2000)
Content of this book :
- Epitome in octos libros Aristotelis de physica ausculatione.
- Epitome in libros de coelo Aristotelis.
- Epitome in libros de generatione et corruptione.
- Epitome in tres primos libros meteorologicorum Aristotelis.
- Epitome in librum de somno et vigilia.
- Epitome de memoria et reminiscentia.
- Epitome de causis motus localis in animalibus.
- Epitome de morte et vita. Tractatus unicus de morte et vita.
- Tractatus unicus de expiratione
- Tractatus unicus de iuventute et senectute
- Tractatus unicus de longitudine et brevitate vitae
- Tractatus unicus de bona fortuna
The book : Scarce and attractive 16th century edition of the philosophy of Aristotle including the famous Meteorology treatise which discusses what Aristotle believed to have been all the affections common to air and water, and the kinds and parts of the earth and the affections of its parts. It includes early accounts of water evaporation, earthquakes, and other weather phenomena.
The author : Aristotle (384–322 BC) was an ancient Greek philosopher and scientist born in the city of Stagira, Chalkidiki, in the north of Classical Greece. Along with Plato, Aristotle is considered the "Father of Western Philosophy", which inherited almost its entire lexicon from his teachings, including problems and methods of inquiry, so influencing almost all forms of knowledge.
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