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Mathematarion - Commentaries on Aristotle

Physical description

Paper, folded in 4 Watermark information Asparukh Velkov, Les filigranes dans les documents ottomans: divers types d’images (Sofia: Trayanov, 2005); Edward Heawood, Watermarks, Mainly of the 17th and 18th Centuries (Hilversum: Paper Publications Society, 1950; Watermarks: f.2 - f.165 f.186 - f.200 similar to Velkov Arbal 'ete 20 -21, attested, respectively in 1630 - 1635 f.166 - f.173 similar (excluding countermark) to Heawood 4 (anchor), attested in 1620 f.174 – f. 185 similar to Heawood 951 (cross), attested in 1618; Material: chart; 200ff (iii + 199 + iv); dimensions: height 207mm, width 147mm

Acquisition note

Purchased by Wellcome Library in 1984

Hand note

Unindentified post-Byzantine hand.

Ownership note

Anthony Askew (1722 - 74) (his sale, G.Leigh and J.Soethby London 1785-03-16, lot 604) purchased by James Sims (1741 - 1820), London in 1785. Purchased by London Medical Society in 1802 Front flyleaf IIv 'H H i 16' - 1r 'Varii Aristotelem' - (back pastedown) label inscribed 'L.g.11'

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