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Bod-Inc: A-398


Ethica Nicomachea (trans. Leonardus Brunus Aretinus).


Analysis of Content

[a1r] Aristoteles: Ethica Nicomachea. Translated by Leonardus Brunus Aretinus. Incipit: ‘[O]mnis ars omnisque doctrina similiter autem et actus et electio bonum quoddam appetere uidetur . . .’ See A‑394.


Imprint: [Bologna: Ugo Rugerius?, c.1475]. 4°.

Remarks: Tentatively assigned to [Hannibal Malpiglius] in BMC.


Collation: [a–i10].

Remarks: Collation as BMC, not as GW.


ISTC: ia00986000

GW: GW 2369;

Hain: HCR 1742; H 1744?;

Goff: Goff A‑986;

BMC: BMC VI 806;

Proctor: Pr 6532;

Others: Rhodes 149; Sheppard 5311.

LCN: 13981348


Copy number: A-398(1)

Binding: Quarter parchment.

Size: 243 × 176 × 20 mm.

Sixteenth-century marginal notes.

Foliation, chapter numbers, and running headings in red, occasional underlining, all by the same hand as the marginal notes.

Provenance: Maffeo Pinelli (1735-1785); see Morelli (1787), I no. 1213; sale (1789), lot 6124. In the annotated sale catalogue marked down to Molini for £1. 1. 0; see also the note by Heber below; possibly the ‘Peter Molini' who, according to Clarke, Repertorium Bibliographicum, 499, assisted the booksellers Robson and Edwards with the Pinelli sale. Unidentified sale, London: King's, June 1806, purchased by Heber; ‘This same copy was bought by Molini at the Pinelli sale for £1. 1. 0. Sale at King's, June 1806', note by Heber; the complete lot purchased by Heber for £0. 3. 6, according to the price annotated in red ink in Heber's sale catalogue. Richard Heber (1773-1833); Catalogue, 7 (1835), part of lot 255, sold for £0. 4. 6. Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex (1773-1843); book-plate: see Lee, Royal Bookplates, 41 no. 24; sale, possibly pt IV, lot 205. Cornelius Paine (1809-1890); book-plate; sale (1891), lot 266. Robert William Chapman (1881-1960); ex libris. Acquired in 1941; see BLR 1,14 (1941), 239.

SHELFMARK: Inc. d. I11.1475.1.

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