JESUIT MANUSCRIPT ON LOGIC
Manuscript on paper, 8vo 192x124 mm, contemporary full vellum binding, red and black sprinkled edges, leaves , 120, [1 b.], with explanatory tables and drawings, text in Latin, written on alternate pages leaving blank the recto, for notes or translation, preceded by the index,
Francesco Alfonso Bevilacqua, was from a noble family of Fermo [Marche], who at first became a Jesuit and then a Discalced Carmelite, taking the name of Francesco Alfonso di Sant'Antonio [see: "Biblioteca picena o sia notizie istoriche delle opere e degli scrittori piceni. Osimo: presso Quercetti, 1791" – T. 2 – pag. 235, and "Biblioteca volante di Gio. Cinelli Calvoli […]. In Venezia: presso Albrizzi, 1735" - T. 1 - p. 47]. Bevilacqua is a noble family from Verona of the thirteenth century that branched out also in Cremona, Ferrara, Bologna, Modena and Fermo (Marche). The Earl Bevilacqua were also active in Mantua from 1653 to 1777. Fermo (ancient Firmum Picenum) is a town and commune of Marche, Italy. Provenance: Ownership inscription at second free-leaf recto [ex libris D. Antonij de Bevilaquis (Don Antonio Bevilacqua)].
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