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Albertus Magnus

De animalibus.


Analysis of Content

[*1r] [Table of contents.]

a2r Albertus Magnus: De animalibus. Opera, ed. Jammy, 6; Opera, ed. Borgnet, XI 1-12, 582. Albertus Magnus, De Animalibus libri XXVI nach der Cölner Urschrift, ed. Hermann Stadler, 2 vols, BGPM, 15, 16 (Münster, 1916-20). For the manuscript transmission of the text see Fauser no. 29; see Lohr (1967), 343 no. 27 (recte 29).


Imprint: Mantua: Paulus de Butzbach, [for himself and for Marcus Mazola and Antonius de Vignono] 12 Jan. 1479. Folio.

Remarks: For Butzbach's partners in the printing of this book see the document quoted in BMC.


Collation: [*4] a–c8 d10 e–i8 k10 l m6 y8 z6 A10 B–I8 K10 L–P8 Q6 R S8 T10 U X8 Y Z10.


ISTC: ia00224000

GW: GW 588;

Hain: HC, Addenda *546;

Goff: Goff A‑224;


Proctor: Pr 6895;

Others: BSB‑Ink A‑143; CIBN A‑116; Oates 2584, 2585; Osler, IM, 182; Rhodes 26; Sack, Freiburg, 59; Sheppard 5626-7.

LCN: 14292637


Copy number: A-099(1)

Wanting the blank leaf a1.

Binding: Eighteenth-century German mottled calf, the spine stamped B[ibliothecae] P[alatinae], the cover with the arms of Carl Theodor, Elector Palatine and Elector of Bavaria.

Size: 408 × 293 × 78 mm.

Size of leaf: 398 × 271 mm.

Misprints on a2r col. 1, lines 8, 9, and 10 have been corrected in manuscript.

Initials and paragraph marks supplied in red; red capital strokes and underlining.

Provenance: Ulm, Swabia, Wengenkloster, Augustinian Canons; a cancelled note: ‘Viti Riedt', possibly provost Vitus (1489-97) of the Wengenkloster. Carl Theodor, Elector Palatine and Elector of Bavaria (1724-1799). Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; erased old shelfmark ‘Inc. typ. No. 676 Duplum'. John Deakin Heaton (1817-1880). John Stansfeld (nineteenth century); armorial book-plate with motto ‘Nosce te ipsum'; sale (1898), lot 250. Bernard Quaritch; Catalogue 6 Nov. 1909, no. 8. Ingram Bywater (1840-1914); Elenchus, no. 68. Bequeathed in 1914.

SHELFMARK: Byw. A 3.8.

Copy number: A-099(2)

Wanting the first unsigned gathering of four leaves, the blank leaf a1, and leaves G3.6, Z1.10, and Z3.8. The text of G3.6 and Z1.10 is supplied in manuscript.

Binding: Eighteenth/nineteenth-century pasteboards.

Size: 432 × 298 × 66 mm.

Size of leaf: 425 × 283 mm.

Misprints on a2r col. 1, lines 8, 9, and 10 have been corrected in manuscript.

Occasional initials are supplied in red or blue.

Provenance: Purchased for £0. 15. 0; see Books Purchased (1844), 2.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 4Q inf. 1.1.

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