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Jacobi Comoleti philosophi In universam dialecticam annotationes: manuscript

Collection MS-2019-006: Jacobi Comoleti philosophi In universam dialecticam annotationes: manuscript


  • Creation: 1573 October 4


Course of lectures on Aristotelian logic and the Institutiones of Saint Porphyry, itself a commentary on Aristotle. Bound volume of 259 leaves; written in Chancery hand, in brown ink. Pages ruled in red. Caption title on leaf A1r reads: Jacobi Comoleti philosophi In commersam dialecticam annotationes. Dated 4th October 1573 in margin of leaf A1r. Inscription on front pastedown reads: Commentaire manuscript par Jacob Comoleti philosophe sur la dialectique d'Aristote, octobre 1573.


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Biographical note

Jesuit, professor of philosophy at the Collège de Clermont, Jacques Commolet entered the Parisian novitiate around 1565, and served as Superior and Vice-Provincial of the Professed House in Paris. Having called for the assassination of Henri IV, Commolet was denounced by Antoine Arnauld in Plaidoye de M. Antoine Arnauld, advocat en Parlement, pour l'universite de Paris, demanderesse, contre les jesuites defendeurs (1594).

Source: Bibliothèque de la Compagnie de Jésus, t. II, columns 1351-1352.


1 Volumes : 1 volume (518 pages) ; 22 x 17 cm

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Early ownership inscription on leaf A1r: Crozar le Vaugranis. Purchased from Inlibris, LLC, 2019.

Materials Specific Details

Title from caption on leaf A1r.

With manuscript registers. Preliminary gathering ruled in red, but unsigned and otherwise blank, (except for later inscriptions as noted), the first leaf being incorporated into a front pastedown. Leaves ²C1-C6, and ²V6v-V8v likewise ruled in red but otherwise blank. Three blank flyleaves at back, added by binder.

Signatures: pi⁴ A¹² B-H¹⁰ I⁹ K⁸, ²A⁸ ²B¹² ²C⁶ ²D⁸ ²E¹⁰ ²F-G⁸ ²I-V⁸.

Bound in 19th or early 20th century full leather, retaining fragments of earlier, contemporary binding, with gilt-stamped devices and corner fleurons on both covers.


Jacobi Comoleti philosophi In universam dialecticam annotationes: manuscript
1573 October 4
Marc Only
Noah Sheola
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