1716 RARE Philosophy Manuscript Logic Metaphysics Ethics Physics + PROVENANCE

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An extremely rare and unique handwritten manuscript on philosophy. The author of this work included methods to their studies, observations, and applications of philosophical studies.

 

This work features seven distinct parts in volume, each focusing on a different aspect of philosophy:

  • Compendium philosophicum
  • Compendium metaphysicum
  • Compendium logicum
  • Compendium ethicae, moralis
  • Compendium physicae
  • Institutio philosophica ad usum scolae accomodata
  • Logicae

 

Provenance

 

The Affair of the Diamond Necklace was an incident from 1784 through 1785 at the court of King Louis XVI of France involving his wife, Queen Marie Antoinette. The reputation of the Queen, already tarnished by gossip, was ruined by the implication that she participated in a crime to defraud the crown jewelers of the cost of a very expensive diamond necklace. The Affair is historically significant as one of the events that led to the French populace’s disillusionment with the monarchy, which, among other causes, eventually precipitated the French Revolution.

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1716 RARE Philosophy Manuscript Logic Metaphysics Ethics Physics + PROVENANCE

An extremely rare and unique handwritten manuscript on philosophy. The author of this work included methods to their studies, observations, and applications of philosophical studies.

 

This work features seven distinct parts in volume, each focusing on a different aspect of philosophy:

  • Compendium philosophicum
  • Compendium metaphysicum
  • Compendium logicum
  • Compendium ethicae, moralis
  • Compendium physicae
  • Institutio philosophica ad usum scolae accomodata
  • Logicae

 

Provenance

 

The Affair of the Diamond Necklace was an incident from 1784 through 1785 at the court of King Louis XVI of France involving his wife, Queen Marie Antoinette. The reputation of the Queen, already tarnished by gossip, was ruined by the implication that she participated in a crime to defraud the crown jewelers of the cost of a very expensive diamond necklace. The Affair is historically significant as one of the events that led to the French populace’s disillusionment with the monarchy, which, among other causes, eventually precipitated the French Revolution.

Item number: #5704

Price: $950

manuscript

Compendium philosophicum

 

March, 1716

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages; 7 parts in 1

o   [8], 3-435, [3]

  • FAMOUS Provenance: Armorial Bookplate

o   Bibliotheque Du Comte de Lavaur de Ste. Fortunade.

  • Motto: Fortis Fortuna Comes

o   “M. Titon de Villotran, Conseiller au Parlement”

  • Jean-Baptiste-Maximilien-Pierre Titon de Villotran (1727-1794) was a member of the esteemed French noble Titon family was a counselor in Parliament. His father was a counselor in Parliament and Dean of the Grand Chamber, whereas his grandfather, was an advisor to the king and master of the accounting chamber.
  • Titon served as the lawyer representing Marie-Antoinette during the “Affair of the Diamond Necklace” (l’affaire du collier).
  • He was beheaded via guillotine in 1794.
  • Language: Latin
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Size: ~9in X 7in (23cm x 18cm)
  • Exceeding rare and unique

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5704

Categories

Philosophy

European History

Authors

Unknown

Printing Date

18th Century

Language

Latin

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete