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LJS 252 Manuscript leaf from Physics
TitleManuscript leaf from Physics
Call numberLJS 252
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
- bibid: 4759444
PublisherThe University of Pennsylvania Libraries
Parchment leaf, formerly trimmed and used as a pastedown, from a manuscript of a Latin translation of the Physics of Aristotle, written in England, ca. 1300. The leaf is frame-ruled in ink for 2 columns of 36 lines and written in a Gothic script. The text is from Book 5 of the Physics, from the middle of Chapter 6 into Chapter 7 (Chapter 7 begins on the verso at the 2-line initial A in red with blue flourishing and marginal extension, with the text Amplius autem determinandum est). Running headings in red and blue, with Ph for Physica on the recto and L V for Liber V on the verso. 4 large paragraph marks in blue or red with contrasting flourishing and 1-line paragraphs alternating between red and blue.
Extent1 316 x 162 (233 x 133) mm
- Sold by Maggs Bros., cat. 1249 (1998), no. 6.
- Deposit by Lawrence J. Schoenberg and Barbara Brizdle, 2011.
- Physics--Early works to 1800
- Physical sciences--Early works to 1800
- Manuscripts, Latin--13th century
- Manuscripts, Latin--14th century
- Manuscripts, Medieval