The Problems of Aristotle;

ARISTOTLE [pseud]

The Problems of Aristotle;

with other Philosophers and Physicians. Wherein are contained divers Questions with their Answers. Touching the Estate of Mans Body.

Description: some minor spotting and staining, first and last leaves along with the endpapers a little grubby with corners turned, pp. [144], small 8vo, original blind ruled dark sheep, some wear, lower outer corner of upper cover at some time bent back, but the skin is intact, good

Publication Details: Printed for J. Wright and R. Chiswell, 1684

Notes: 'The Problems of Aristotle' first appeared in English in 1585, this being a translation of the Latin text, edited by Poliziano, published in London in 1583. Thereafter it was frequently reprinted, but early editions are understandably rare. This is not of course a work of Aristotle's, although it bears a closer relation to the Stagyrite than the patently pseudonymous author of the 'Master-Piece' (although sexual matters do feature here), since it actually quotes from genuine works of Aristotle, as well as other Classical authors, and others more modern (e.g. Albertus Magnus). The 'other Philos...more

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Subject: Sciences

Published Date: 1684

Stock Number: 56541

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