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Bod-Inc: A-393


De caelo et mundo.


Analysis of Content

a2r Thomas Aquinas/Petrus de Alvernia: Expositio super libros de caelo et mundo Aristotelis. Edited by Hermannus de Virsen. Thomas Aquinas, In Aristotelis libros De caelo et mundo, De generatione et corruptione, Meteorologicorum expositio, ed. Raymundus M. Spiazzi (Turin and Rome, 1952), 1-311 (commentary on books I–III,8). See Lohr (1972), 334-46, at 337-8 no. 4 and (1973), 159-72, at 166 no. 6. See Thorndike–Kibre 1495. Commentary on books I–III,8 by Thomas Aquinas, on books III,9-4 by Petrus de Alvernia.

a2v Aristoteles: De caelo et mundo. [Translated by Guilelmus de Moerbeka.] See A‑386.

k6r [Note on the commentators and the editor.] Incipit: ‘Hic finit commentum diui Thome de Aquino ordinis predicatorum super duos libros De celo et mundo . . .’


Imprint: Venice: Bonetus Locatellus, for Octavianus Scotus, 18 Aug. 1495. Folio.


Collation: a–h8 i k6.

Illustrations: Woodcut initials and diagrams.


ISTC: ia00978000

GW: GW 2355;

Hain: H *1689 = 1531;

Goff: Goff A‑978;

BMC: BMC V 445;

Proctor: not in Pr;

Others: BSB‑Ink A‑682; Essling 858; Rhodes 144; Sander 582; Sheppard 4217.

LCN: 14340332


Copy number: A-393(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century pasteboards covered with Buntpapier. Brown morocco strip of earlier spine, with the title, pasted on the spine.

Size: 314 × 220 × 15 mm.

Size of leaf: 312 × 212 mm.

Provenance: Paulus Nicolaus Serranus (sixteenth century(?)); ‘F. Pauli Nicolai Serrani'; stamp on a1r. Like other books owned by Serranus, this one probably passed to the Biblioteca Comunale Serrasanquirico, although the endleaves which used to be marked with the library stamp have been lost due to rebinding. Bought by Ingram Bywater (1840-1914) from Bocca in Nov. 1913; cutting from sale catalogue; Elenchus, no. 347a. Bequeathed in 1914.

SHELFMARK: Byw. A 5.10.

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