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Bod-Inc: A-162

Alexander Aphrodisiensis

De anima ex Aristotelis institutione.


Analysis of Content

a2r Donatus Hieronymus: ‘Praefatio in interpretationem Alexandri Aphrodisei.’ F. Edward Cranz, ‘The Prefaces to the Greek Editions and Latin Translations of Alexander of Aphrodisias, 1450 to 1575', Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, 102 (1958), 510-46, at 516-17.

a5r Alexander Aphrodisiensis: De anima ex Aristotelis institutione, book I. ‘Enarratio de anima ex Aristotelis institutione.’ Translated by Hieronymus Donatus. Incipit: ‘Propositum nostrae institutionis est ut de anima disseramus: quae uersatur in corpore . . .’ See F. E. Cranz, ‘Alexander Aphrodisiensis', CTC I 77-135, at 85-6.

m3v ‘Errata recognita.’


Imprint: Brescia: Bernardinus de Misintis, 13 Sept. 1495. 4°.


Collation: a–l8 m4.


ISTC: ia00386000

GW: GW 859;

Hain: H *656;

Goff: Goff A‑386;


Proctor: Pr 7030;

Others: BSB‑Ink A‑236; CIBN A‑204; Sheppard 5809, 5810.

LCN: 14294029


Copy number: A-162(1)

Binding: Eighteenth-century Dutch gold-tooled red morocco; see Foot, ‘Incunable Collector', no. 37.

Size: 213 × 159 × 24 mm.

Size of leaf: 205 × 150 mm.

Provenance: Purchased for £1. 2. 6; see Books Purchased (1855), 2.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 6Q 6.24.

Copy number: A-162(2)

Binding: Nineteenth-century quarter calf with green stippled paper over boards.

Size: 214 × 160 × 19 mm.

Size of leaf: 210 × 151 mm.

Provenance: Inscription on a1r: ‘Ex libris Frostine [/Fraline?] quam incola num sacerdos quam incola'. Alfred John Horwood (1821-1881). Ingram Bywater (1840-1914); Elenchus, no. 88. Bequeathed in 1914.

SHELFMARK: Byw. J 3.2.

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