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Claudius Aelianus (c.175 – c.235)
Place of origin
Charlecote Park, Warwickshire (Accredited Museum)
, 460, p. . 16mo.. Previous shelfmark: G.5. Provenance: Annotations throughout in Latin, in at least two hands (one ink, one pencil). Seller's code [?] on title page: "1 p". Seventeenth-century inscription on front flyleaf: "Thomas [Be...scoff?] his booke Amen: 1621 precium xiiijd"; and initials "T B" [or J B?] in different hand, together with another, faded, inscription. "and" several times on title page (seventeenth-century hand?). Four pages in ms bound at back of book, with notes on text in Greek and English, with inscription: "Thomas Smyth" [and Smith] several times, including in Greek; also random words in elaborate gothic book-hand (sixteenth-century?). Binding: Sixteenth-century full calf binding; blind-tooled fillets; spine sewn onto four raised bands.
Makers and roles
Claudius Aelianus (c.175 – c.235) Aristotle (384-322 BC) Heraclides Lembus (fl. 2nd century BC) Justus Uultejus (1528-1575) Niels Krag (1550-1602) Jean de Tournes (1504-1564)