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Aristotle. The Politics of Aristotle

Reference code
MSS/0002
Title
Aristotle. The Politics of Aristotle
Date
15th century
Level of description
item
Extent and format
Vellum; ff. 152. Duodecimo. Modern calf.
Scope and content
The Politics of Aristotle 'secundum novam translacionem' (cf. explicit, fol. 148). Translation by Leonardo Bruni. Written in England. Name of scribe 'Amen quod Weld' at the end, fol. 148. Translator's preface, fols. 3-6; text, fols. 7-148. Contemporary notes in the margins throughout and on fol. 1. Flourished penwork initials throughout and full or partial borders at the beginning of books, etc. Summary of contents, in an Italianate hand, 16th century, fols. lv-2, 149-52v.

Ker, MMBL, I (1969), 295.
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/2
Archival history
Presented by George Allan of Darlington, FSA, 1798 (fol. 2v).
Language
Latin
Related units of description
Minute Book XXVII, 3 May 1798, pp. 88-9, refers chiefly to George Allan's gift of the Smith collection (MSS/0072).