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Linköping Diocesan Library, Kl f 1
Conjectures on Ammonius, De adfinium vocabulorum differentia
Uppsala, first decade of the 18th c.
iii, 24, ii' ff.
200 205 × 155 160 mm
Modern foliation in pencil in the upper right margin: 1–24
Written in a dark brown ink; no ornamentation.
Contemporary half binding in brown leather and stained cream paper over pasteboard. Sewn on four supports. Spine with raised bands and horisontal line-tooling. Two small spine labels give the handwritten title and an earlier shelfmark: ‘Plantinus Conject’, and ‘LXIX’. At tail the current shelfmark label.
Binding dimensions: 210 × 170 × 10 mm
Unit I:Autograph by Zacharias Plantin, probably composed in the first decade of the 18th c. in Uppsala , where he was promoted to Ph. Mag. in 1707. He later became a history teacher and a vicar, and ended his career as dean in Umeå. His Conjectures on Ammonius are mentioned in the transactions of the Societas regiae scientiarum Upsaliensis (Kungl. Vetenskaps-societeten i Uppsala) from 1723.
The MS ended up in Erik Benzelius the Younger’s collection, who was also one of the founders of the aforementioned scientific academy.