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LJS 488 Cose di geometria

Title

Cose di geometria

Authors

Call number

LJS 488
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)

Alternate identifiers

Publisher

The University of Pennsylvania Libraries

Language

Italian (Venetian dialect)

Origin

Written in Italy, probably in Venice, after 1494 (date of first edition of Pacioli's Summa and dates of watermarks).
Date
after 1494
Place
Venice?, Italy

Summary

Excerpts from the second part of Luca Pacioli's synthesis of mathematics, first printed in Venice in 1494, concerning geometry; and from the sixth and seventh books of Leon Battista Alberti's architectural treatise De re aedificatoria, concerning the architectural orders of columns and capitals (Doric, Ionic, Corinthian).

Notes

Watermark

Similar to Briquet Aigle 87 (Florence, 1495; Venice) and Aigle 88 (Florence, 1498; Pisa, 1497-1502; Venice, 1498).

Extent

18 leaves : 204 x 150 mm. bound to 212 x 158 mm

Foliation

Paper, 18; 1-16, [17-18], contemporary foliation in ink, modern foliation in pencil, upper right recto.

Support

Paper

Binding

Modern calf, blind-ruled.

Layout

  • Written in 18-28 long lines.
  • Decoration

    Small geometric diagrams in first work (f. 2v-8r), some with points lettered or captioned in faint red ink; 2-line faint red initials in first work (f. 1r-6r); rubrics in faint red ink throughout.

    Script

  • Written in humanistic cursive (italic) script in one hand, with recipes added at the end by a slightly later hand (f. 17r-18r).
  • Provenance

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    Fol. 1r
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    Section: Cose di geometria, f. 1r

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    Decoration: Diagram, f. 3r

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    Decoration: Diagram, f. 7r

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    Decoration: Diagram, f. 8r

    Fol. 8v
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    Back cover
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