1598 Aristotle On PLANTS Scaliger Botany Marburg Medieval Manuscript Binding. It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it. Julius Caesar Scaliger was an Italian physician who was known for his defense of Aristotelian humanism. Late in his life, he finally decided to publish many of his written treatises, including his study on Aristotles De Plantis. Much in part to this work, 18.
Century philosophers such as Leibniz recognized Scaliger as one of the best promoters of Aristotelian philosophy and metaphysics. Aristotles On Plants describes the nature and origin of plants; and upon modern study, was actually written by Nicolaus of Damascus, rather than Aristotle.This rare 1598 edition was published in Marburg, Germany by Paul Egenol. Julii Caesaris Scaligeri In libros duos, qui inscribuntur De plantis, Aristotele autore, libri duo. Marpurgi, : Apud Paulum Egenolphum, MDXCVIII. Collation: Complete with all pages. Signatures: A ²A B-Z Aa-Gg Hh¹. Colophon: Marpurgi Cattorum, excudebat Paulus Egenolphus typographus academicus, anno ab incarnatione salvatoris M. References: USTC 669436; VD16 S 2084; Adams S 588. Karin Figala (19382008) was an Austrian historian of chemistry and alchemy. Binding: Manuscript vellum; tight & secure.
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