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Bod-Inc: A-030

Aegidius Romanus

De regimine principum.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] Aegidius Romanus (Aegidius Columna): [Letter to] Philip, later Philip IV, King of France, the Fair. ‘Prologus.’ Incipit: ‘[E]x regia ac sanctissima prosapia oriundo suo domino speciali, domino Philippo primogenito et heredi preclarissimi viri domini Philippi dei gratia illustrissimi regis Francorum suus deuotus frater Egidius Romanus . . . Clamat politicorum sententia . . .’ See Bruni, Opere, 25; Glorieux, Répertoire, II 400 q; Lohr (1967), 332 no. 10; Zumkeller 54.

[a1r] [Table of contents.]

[a5r] Aegidius Romanus (Aegidius Columna): De regimine principum. Incipit: ‘[O]portet ut latitudo sermonis in vna quaque re sit secundum exigentiam illius rei . . .’ Commentary on Aristoteles, Ethica I, Oeconomica II and Politica III.3; see Bruni, Opere, 25; Lohr (1967), 332 no. 10.


Imprint: [Augsburg: Günther Zainer,] 27 June 1473. Folio.


Collation: [a12 b–g10 h8 i k10 l8+1 m n10].


ISTC: ia00087000

GW: GW 7217;

Hain: H *107;

Goff: Goff A‑87;

BMC: BMC II 319;

Proctor: Pr 1535;

Others: Bofitto 1 Ia.1; Bruni, ‘Saggio', 1; BSB‑Ink A‑40; CIBN A‑46; Oates 877; Rhodes 606; Sheppard 1140.

LCN: 14422994


Copy number: A-030(1)

Binding: Eighteenth-century plain calf; marbled pastedowns; gold-tooled spine.

Size: 390 × 262 × 35 mm.

Size of leaf: 390 × 262 mm.

Paragraph marks and capitals rubricated and some woodcut capitals coloured in red ink on gatherings [a–g].

Provenance: According to Sheppard an early note of ownership ‘Conventus . . .'; not found. [ ] Stanley (fl. 1816-1817), auctioneer; note in Heber's hand: ‘Sale by Stanley Dec. 1816 18s. 6d.' Richard Heber (1773-1833); see Catalogue, 5 (1835), lot 238. Purchased for £0. 16. 0; see Books Purchased (1835), 1.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q 1.14.

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