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Bod-Inc: A-246

Andreae, Antonius

Quaestiones in XII libros Metaphysicae Aristotelis.


Analysis of Content

A1v ‘Tabula.’ Not the tabula by Kilianus Stetzing. Incipit: ‘Abstractio est duplex libro tertio, quaestione secunda, p. . . .. explicit: ideas ualere ad cognitionem non est necessarium, licet sit possibile, ibidem.' See Lohr (1971), 307.

A2r Andreae, Antonius: Quaestiones in XII libros Metaphysicae Aristotelis, [prologue]. Edited by Lucas de Subereto. Incipit: ‘  “[G]irum celi circuiui sola” Ecclesiasti. xxiiii [Eccl 24,8]. Secundum doctrinam Aristotelis et eum communiter sequentium scientia methaphisice, que theologia philosophorum et sapientia nominatur . . .’ See A‑245.

A2r Andreae, Antonius: Quaestiones in XII libros Metaphysicae Aristotelis. Edited by Lucas de Subereto. Incipit: ‘Qvia secundum doctrinam Aristotelis primo Posteriorum notitia subiecti presupponitur toti scientie, nam de subiecto oportet presupponere, quia est et quid est, idcirco ad expositionem libri Methaphisice manum extendens, confidens de domini bonitate, de subiecto methaphisice talem profero questionem: Utrum ens simpliciter sumptum, quod est commune deo et creature, sit scientie methaphisice subiectum . . .’

K6r [Colophon with note on editor.]


Imprint: [Poitiers]: Jean Bouyer and Guillaume Bouchet, 7 Oct. 1495. Folio.


Collation: A8 B–K6.

Illustrations: Woodcut historiated initials.


ISTC: ia00585000

GW: GW 1664;

Hain: HCR 981;

Goff: Goff A‑585;


Proctor: Pr 8748;

Others: CIBN A‑321; Sheppard 6792.

LCN: 14425598


Copy number: A-246(1)

Bound with:
2. H. Hangestus, Moralia. Paris: 13 June 1519.

Binding: Contemporary French (Paris) blind-tooled calf over pasteboard, two clasps lost; rebacked. On both covers a double frame formed by two rolls; on the inner rectangle five rolls are impressed in vertical stripes. Three different rolls: bees alternating with flowers, flowers enclosed in the loops of a winding stem, and a Renaissance ornament. For a similar binding by Robert de Gourmont, bookseller in Paris, c.1505 see Goldschmidt I 173, no. 48; II pl. XX.

Size: 278 × 198 × 28 mm.

Size of leaf: 270 × 187 mm.

Numerous early marginal notes in gatherings A–F.

Provenance: Jacobus Bocellus (sixteenth/seventeenth century); inscription on A1r: ‘Frater iacobus bocellus' in a sixteenth/seventeenth-century hand. Vienne, Franciscans; on A2r and in item 2, ‘de St Francoys de Vienne'. Purchased in 1900 for 120 Francs from Anatole Claudin, no. 98284; page from his catalogue bound in at the end; see Library Bills 1900.

SHELFMARK: Inc. d. F7.1495.1(1).

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