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Bod-Inc: A-402


Ethica Nicomachea (trans. Robertus Grosseteste).


Analysis of Content

[a2r] [Table of contents.]

[b1r] [Aristoteles: Ethica Nicomachea. Translated by Robertus Grosseteste.] See A‑387.


Imprint: [Paris: Petrus Caesaris and Johannes Stol, c.1478]. 4°.

Remarks: Assignment to printer from Veyrin-Forrer. Previously assigned to [Printer of Aristoteles, ‘Ethica'] and dated [c.1476].


Collation: [a6 b–t8].


ISTC: ia00988500

GW: GW 2375;

Hain: C 628;

Goff: Goff A‑988a;

Proctor: Pr 8804;

Others: Claudin II 374; Sheppard 6122; Veyrin-Forrer, ‘Cesaris et Stol', 27.

LCN: 13981272


Copy number: A-402(1)

Wanting gathering [a] and the blank leaf [t8].

Binding: Modern parchment over old wooden boards.

Size: 251 × 169 × 51 mm.

Size of leaf: 238 × 166 mm.

Copious early marginal and interlinear notes; running headings and signatures.

On [b1r] a seven-line initial is supplied in blue with foliate scrolling, on a red ground with floral highlighting in yellow. Some principal initials are supplied in interlocked red and blue; other initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red or blue; text within a frame of double red rules.

Provenance: Charles Weatherby Reynell (1798-1892). Purchased in 1887 out of the donation of £100 ‘from a member of All Souls' College', i.e. Sir William Reynell Anson, Warden of All Souls (1843-1914).

SHELFMARK: Auct. Q inf. 1.33.

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