Textus abbreviatus in totam naturalem philosophiam Aristotelis.
Analysis of Content
a1v [Note on Aristotle.] Incipit: ‘Aristoteles gentis Macedonie . . .’
a2r Bricot, Thomas: Textus abbreviatus in totam naturalem philosophiam Aristotelis. Incipit: ‘[D]e natura scientia fere plurima videtur circa corpora et magnitudines . . .’ See Lohr 29 (1973), 177-8 no. 4.
Imprint: Paris: Étienne Jehannot, for Durand Gerlier, [c.1499]. 8°.
Remarks: Dated by Sheppard; GW and Sack attribute to [Pierre Le Dru], for Durand Gerlier, [after 1500?] although they describe the device of Jehannot on a1r.
Collation: a–m8 n4.
Remarks: The title-page and a2 are unsigned, a3 is signed aii.
Types: Types: 96 G, 83 B, 65 G* (not as GW). In the diagram on c2r, a few words are printed in a gothic type measuring c.80 mm.
Illustrations: Five woodcuts and five woodcut diagrams; woodcut initials.
GW: GW 5541;
Proctor: Pr 8371;
Others: Sack, Freiburg, 842; Sheppard 6503.
Copy number: B-557(1)
Wanting the leaf a1 (with the device).
Leaf c2 bound first.
Binding: Seventeenth-century English calf; double fillets form a border; rebacked.
Size: 132 × 93 × 22 mm.
Size of leaf: 127 × 85 mm.
Early marginal notes.
Provenance: Elias Ashmole (1617-1692). Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, 1692. Transferred to the Bodleian Library in 1860.
SHELFMARK: Ashm. 1354.
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