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Oeconomica

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Creator: Aristotle., creator
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Date: between 1450 and 1500
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Manuscript on paper of Aristoteles, Oeconomica, Latin translation by Leonardo Bruni (Leonardus Aretinus), made in 1420-1421. The manuscript is excessively trimmed. The main scribe (artt. 1-2) writes Gothica Hybrida (often close to Gothica Semitextualis) Libraria under strong Humanistic influence, visible in the use of Roman Capitals and straight s in final position. Art. 3 is copied in Gothica Hybrida Currens.
Collection of Georg Tannstetter. Bookplate of Yale University Library, The David Wagstaff Memorial Fund.
Watermark: bird (Briquet 12127?).
Space and partly guide-letters for a few initials were provided but the decoration is missing. In the space for the first initial (f. 1r) a coat of arms (silver, with a bend gules) was afterwards drawn.
Binding: Twentieth-century. Half brown leather over pasteboard, the covers covered with brown paper. On the spine the gold-tooled title ARISTOTLE . OECONOMICA . MS. 15TH CENT...
Last 5 leaves lined but otherwise blank, not digitized. Modern blanks not digitized.
Physical Description:
ff. v + 10 + v : paper ; 210 x 145 mm.
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library.
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High Resolution (image/tiff)
Object ID: 9998943
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