Beautifully decorated Metaphysical manuscript. 1709

Beautifully decorated Metaphysical manuscript. 1709
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AUNO, Bartholome. Manuscript ; ARISTOTLE; THOMAS AQUNIAS. Lope A Puivello, Pedro; Auno, Bartolome]. Brevissum Dialecticarum Institucionum Iuxtamentema Angelici Magistri Proemium/ Ralis. Fila Iuxta Praeclaram Angelici Praeceptoris Mentem Explicat Proemium. Ballabriga, Spain, 1709. 4to, 21cm, 
Ff 164 numbered in ink to rectos. Bound in the original vellum, with the remains of the two vellum ties. Titled in ink to the spine. 
An attractive Spanish manuscript, in a clear, legible hand with beautiful decorative heading lettering and diagrams; the work of a student of philosophy, Bartholome Auno which  forms an exposition of Aristotelian-Thomist metaphysics. The first title in the manuscript, concerning Dialectic and exploring use of language, oration and scientific method,  is stated to have been dictated by Pedro Lope a Puivello and it is this name that is to be found in the spine title. The second title, on the philosophy of mind, explores logic, the origins of reason, universal absolutes through the disputatio/respondent model with specific reference to Thomism. In Very Good condition , entirely original and unrestored, one small 2 cm excision to one leaf with loss of a couple of words.

£1,200.00


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