Accession number: 
MS M.857
France, possibly Paris, between 1290 and 1310.
Small folio wormed oak boards, paper back, in tan book case; end leaves from canon law texts, probably commentary.
Gift of Henry Fletcher, 1951.
100 leaves (1 column, 40 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 270 x 200 mm
Dominus Fridericuls, notary of the monastery of Admont, who gave it to the monastery (listed in the 1376 Admont inventory, no no., ex libris stamps of Admont library on flyleaf and fols. 1, 17, 53, number 487 written on back and inside front cover); sold by the monastery to E. P. Goldschmidt of London; purchased from Goldschmidt by Henry Fletcher of New York in 1937; gift of Henry Fletcher in April, 1951.

Ms. textual miscellany, written and illustrated in France, possibly Paris [suggested by E. P. Goldschmidt], end of 13th - beginning of 14th century.
Texts by authors: 1) Aristotle: Meteora, translation of William of Moerbeke (fols. 1-16v); De memoria et reminiscentia (fols. 72-73v); De sompno et vigilia (fols. 73v-76v); De causis longitudinis vite (fols. 76v-77v); 2) Albertus de Orlamunde: Summa naturalium (fols. 17-44); 3) Thomas Aquinas: De ente et essentia (fols. 44-49), De mixtione elementorum (fols. 53-53v), De motu cordis (fols. 53v-54v), Vita Aristotelis (fols. 54v-55v); 4) Albertus Magnus: De quiditate et esse (fols. 49-51v); 5) Pseudo-Aristoteles: De pomo sive de morte, with Manfred's preface (fols. 55v-57v), De presagiis tempestatum (fols. 69-69v); 6) Alfarabi: De intellectu et intellecto (fols. 57v-59v); 7) Boethius: Liber de summo bono (fols. 59v-61), De somno et vigilia (fols. 61-62v), Liber de necessario et possibili (fols. 63v-69); 8) Gundissalinus: De processione mundi (fols. 62v-63v); 9) Averroes: Commentary on Aristotle (fols. 69v-72), De substantia orbis (fols. 77v-79v); 10) Algazel : Physica (fols. 84-98); 11) Alfred of Saveshel (Alfredus Anglicus): Commentarium super librum de plantis (fols. 79v-83). [#11 was previously attributed to Averroes: according to a note by Dr. R. James Long March in 1979, this passage is rather by Alfred of Saveshel (Alfredus Anglicus).
Decoration: 3 textual illustrations: 1) an astrological diagram on folio 1; 2) a wind map on folio 8; 3) a large circle on fol. 31v.