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Notebook of Sir Henry Savile, with a Description by P.E. Matheson

Notebook of Sir Henry Savile compiled during a continental tour, c. 1581. The notebook includes a commentary on Aristotle, Meteorologica, dated '10 Maij. 1581. Vratislaviae' (Wroclaw, Poland); notes in Italian on scientific subjects; and extracts from Themistius on the Posterior Analytics. Savile's name does not appear; the attribution to him is made by Gamillscheg & Harlfinger (IA, p. 79, no. 116) on the basis of the Greek script. The accompanying MSS…
Extents: 2 shelfmarks
Dates: [c. 1581], [18--?]

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  • Indexed names: Aristotle | 384-322 BC | Greek philosopher X
  • Indexed subjects: 18th century X