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Analysis of Content

A2r Aristoteles: Meteorologica, books I–III. [Translated by Guilelmus de Moerbeka.] Incipit: ‘[D]e primis quidem igitur causis nature et de omni motu naturali adhuc autem de secundum superiorem lationem . . .’ See Thorndike–Kibre 386. On this edition see Hellmann, II 23. See also A‑386.

A2r Jacobus de Amersfordia: [Commentary on Meteorologica.] Incipit: ‘Iste est liber Metheororum Arestotelis, quartus in ordine librorum philosophie naturalis . . .’ See Lohr (1970), 148 no. 2. Commentary alternates with the text.

P1r [Colophon with note on the commentator and the use of the text at the Bursa Laurentii at Cologne.]

P1v Langius, Rudolphus: ‘Epitaphium Jacobi Amsfordensis.’ Incipit: ‘Aurea miraris regum quicumque sepulchra | Scriptaque marmoribus grandia verba stupes'; 16 elegiac distichs, with interlinear glosses.

P1v ‘Tabula.’


Imprint: Cologne: Heinrich Quentell, 20 Nov. 1497. Folio.


Collation: A–N6 O P4.


ISTC: ia01007500

GW: GW 2424;

Hain: C 616;

Proctor: Pr 1341;

Others: BSB‑Ink A‑697; CIBN A‑526; Sack, Freiburg, 279; Sheppard 1031; Voulliéme, Köln, 149.

LCN: 13981360


Copy number: A-410(1)

Binding: Pasteboards covered with leaves from a liturgical manuscript on parchment.

Size: 284 × 216 × 30 mm.

Size of leaf: 276 × 205 mm.

Paragraph marks are supplied in red; red capital strokes and underlining.

Provenance: Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; shelfmark Philolog. V.3.10 on A1r and note on endleaf ‘Doubl. zu 47474.b (nicht bei Hain)'; no. 18741. Stamp with monogram VF in a wreath. Purchased for £0. 8. 0 from the anonymous sale (3 Mar. 1885), lot 698; see bill from Bernard Quaritch, 3 Mar. 1885.

SHELFMARK: Auct. Q inf. 1.26.

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