Marginalia in the hand of grammarian and politician James Harris (1709-1780) in a 1556 edition of Aristotle’s Physics, a photo by Penn Provenance Project on Flickr.
Marginalia in a 1556 edition of Aristotle’s Physics in the hand of James Harris (1709-1780), English politician, grammarian, and philosopher, best known for his work Hermes, a philosophical inquiry concerning universal grammar. His son, James Harris (1746-1820), became the 1st Earl of Malmesbury. This book became part of the library at Hurn Court, former seat of the Earls of Malmesbury, and was rebound with the Malmesbury arms on the left board.
Established heading: Harris, James, 1709-1780
Established heading: Malmesbury, James Harris, Earl of, 1746-1820
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