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Bod-Inc: B-557

Bricot, Thomas

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.


ISTC: ib01205300

GW: GW 5541;

Proctor: Pr 8371;

Others: Sack, Freiburg, 842; Sheppard 6503.

LCN: 13984350


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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