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Aristotle, Ethique. Translation from the Latin by Nicole Oresme

Place of origin, date:

Paris, Raoulet d'Orl‚ans (scribe), Master of the Coronation of Charles VI of the Grandes Chroniques de France (illuminator); 1376


Vellum, ff. 216, 218x152 (146x93) mm, 48 lines, littera textualis, Binding: 18th-century brown leather


10 two-column miniatures (115/55x93 mm); decorated initials with border decoration (ff. 5r, 24v, 37r, 63r, 84r, etc.); penwork initials with pen-flourishes


made for King Charles V of France (d. 1380); by descent to his son King Charles VI (d. 1422); purchased in 1424 by John Plantagenet, Duke of Bedford. Philip the Good, Duke of Burgundy (inventory of 1467); by descent to Maximilian of Austria (inventory of 1487). Philipof Cleves (d. 1528; signature). N. Witsen of Amsterdam (d. 1717); offered in his sale in 1728 at Amsterdam (cat. 30 March, no. 7), but unsold or retired; purchased in 1761 in the Witsen sale at Amsterdam (cat. 1 Sept., no. 7) by Gerard Meerman (1722-1771) of The Hague; by descent tohis son Johan Meerman (1753-1815); purchased in 1824 at the Meerman sale at The Hague (cat. 8 June-3 July, no. 874) by antiquarian bookseller T.B. Groebe of Amsterdam, who resold it to Willem H.J. van Westreenen van Tiellandt (1783-1848) of The Hague; by legacy to the kingdom of TheNetherlands in 1848


vol. II (Aristotle, Politique & Economiques) now: Brussels, KB, 11201-2


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