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Bod-Inc: A-638


Metaphysica [Latin].


Analysis of Content

a2r Avicenna: Metaphysica. ‘Liber de philosophia p[ri]ma siue scientia diuina.’ Edited by Franciscus de Macerata and Antonius Fracantianus. [Translated by Dominicus Gundissalinus.] Avicenna Latinus. Liber de philosophia prima sive scientia divina, ed. Simone van Riet and G. Verbeke, 2 vols (Louvain and Leiden, 1977-83). See Thorndike–Kibre 1068.

i5v [Colophon with note on editors.]


Imprint: Venice: Bernardinus Venetus, de Vitalibus, for Hieronymus de Durantibus, 26 Mar. 1495. 4°.


Collation: a b6 c–h4 i6.


ISTC: ia01431000

GW: GW 3130;

Hain: HC 2216 = 2217; C 790;

Goff: Goff A‑1431;

BMC: BMC V 547;

Proctor: Pr 5523;

Others: BSB‑Ink A‑966; CIBN A‑817; Hillard 249; Rhodes 242; Sack, Freiburg, 419; Sheppard 4583-4.

LCN: 12245444, 14532972


Copy number: A-638(1)

Bound with A‑629; see there for details of binding and provenance.

Size of leaf: 293 × 202 mm.

SHELFMARK: C 1.5(1) Med. Seld.

Copy number: A-638(2)

Bound with:
1. Sigismundus de Porcastris, De restauratione humidi. Venice: Peregrinus de Pasqualibus, 25 Oct. 1490 (P‑444).

Wanting the blank leaf i6.

Binding: Nineteenth-century blind-tooled calf for the Bodleian Library.

Size: 317 × 218 × 20 mm.

Size of leaf: 307 × 207 mm.

Manuscript foliation in both items: 156-202.

Provenance: Probably acquired between 1847 and c.1892; not in Catalogus (1843) with Appendix.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 4.52(2).

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