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Bod-Inc: A-429


Secreta secretorum (trans. pseudo-Philippus Tripolitanus).


Analysis of Content

[a2r] [Philippus Tripolitanus: Prologus.] Hiltgart von Hürnheim, ed. Möller, 1-2. See Thorndike–Kibre 465.

[a3v] Aristoteles [pseudo-]: Secreta secretorum. [Translated by pseudo-Philippus Tripolitanus.] Incipit: ‘[D]eus omnipotens custodiat regem nostrum, gloriam credentium et confirmet regnum suum ad tuendam legem diuinam suam . . .’ Explicit: declina semper ad meliorem et probabiliorem partem. In 74 chapters, chapter number 14 used twice, lacking chapters 57, 59-61, 63-6; closely corresponding to chapters 1-45, 47-52, 55-6 (see Anhang no. 1), 53-76 in Hiltgart von Hürnheim, ed. Möller. See Thorndike–Kibre 410. On the text see also A‑427.

h8v ‘Tytuli seu tabula.’


Imprint: [Paris: Printer of Ockam, 1476]. 4°.

Remarks: As dated by Sheppard; GW dates [c.1480], CIBN [c.1477].


Collation: [a b] c–f8 g h10.


ISTC: ia01047500

GW: GW 2486;

Proctor: Pr 7916;

Others: CIBN A‑556; Sheppard 6127.

LCN: 13981422


Copy number: A-429(1)

Bound with A‑021(1); see there for details of binding, manuscript notes, and provenance.

Size of leaf: 199 × 137 mm.

SHELFMARK: S. Seld. e.1(3).

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