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Albertus, Magnus Saint (Teutonicus); Petrus Jammy (Pierre); Giovanni Battista de' MARINI (Joan. Baptista de Martino); Nicolaus RODULPHIUS (Nicolao Rodulphio); Thomas TURCO (Thoma Turco)
Beati Alberti Magni: Opera quae hactenus haberi potuerunt (Works of Albertus Magnus in 21 folio volumes)
Lugduni - Lyon: Claudii Prost, Petri Claudii Rigaud, 1651-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. 21 folio volumes. Massive set. Collected works of Saint Albertus. <br> Bound in contemporary mottled calf. 7 raised spine bands. Gilt spine. Most volumes have good bindings. 2 volumes lacking most of spine leather. Vol. 1 front hinge cracked, but holding. Wear to extremities. Some corners bumped. All edges speckled red. Bookplate from the Newton Theological Institute. Engraved portrait, engraved titles in red and black. Generally very good internally with clean, white, unmarked pages. Title pages have a name clipped out, mostly excising the whole head margins. Volume 4 binding is broken, resulting in loose pages. Marginal loss to tail of first 100 pages in volume 2, as well as cover, from corrosion; also marginal loss to first 31 pages of volume 16; affects only printers text on title page. Volumes 3, 8, 14 15 have marginal damp stains, with worming to Vol. 15. Volume 9 has a dampstain to the upper corner affecting the text throughout. <br> <br> "Albertus Magnus (1193-1280) was the most learned scholar of his age, the 'Doctor Universalis' of the Middle Ages and the only one to whom the epithet 'The Great' was applied. Albertus was active in practically all departments of learning - theological, philosophical, scientific - and his influence in all these directions was immense. He combined elements of Aristotelianism, Neo-Platonism, Christian theology and Muslin and Jewish philosophy, which he formed into one great system; but his chief aim as a philosopher remained the re … [Click Below for Full Description]
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