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Problemata. Incipit: Omnes homines.


Analysis of Content

a2r Aristoteles [pseudo-]: Problemata. Incipit: ‘  “[O]mnes homines naturaliter scire desiderant” scribit Arestoteles, princeps philosophorum, primo Methaphisice. Cuius causa potest reddi talis, quia omne ens naturaliter appetit suam perfectionem . . .’ See A‑418.

f3v ‘Liber de vita et morte Arestotelis omnium philosophorum principis.’ Incipit: ‘[N]ature causa rerum rector sine pausa | Cuius factura fertur queuis genitura.’ See Walther, Initia, 11606 and Grabmann, Geistesleben, II 97. With printed interlinear glosses.

f3v [Commentary on the Vita Aristotelis.] Incipit: ‘Iste est liber de vita et morte Aresto[telis], qui prima sui diuisione diuiditur in duas partes, in quarum prima determinat de origine Aresto[telis] . . .’ Commentary alternates with the text.


Imprint: [Cologne: Heinrich Quentell, c.1490]. 4°.

Remarks: Variant on title-page noted by GW: audentibus (state A) and audientibus (state B).


Collation: a–g6 h8.


ISTC: ia01037200

GW: GW 2469;

Hain: HC *1724 = 1788a;

Proctor: Pr 1392;

Others: Campbell 180; CIBN A‑545; Oates 799; Sheppard 997; Voulliéme, Köln, 152.

LCN: 13981409


Copy number: A-419(1)

State A.

Binding: Nineteenth-century half dark blue morocco, with dark blue cloth over pasteboards; bound for the Bodleian Library.

Size: 196 × 136 × 11 mm.

Size of leaf: 188 × 128 mm.

Initials are supplied in blue with reserved white decoration and red; paragraph marks are supplied in red; red capital strokes and underlining.

Provenance: Purchased at anonymous sale (25 Feb. 1886), lot 901, for £0. 7. 0.

SHELFMARK: Auct. Q inf. 1.30.

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