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Bod-Inc: B-603

Burlaeus, Gualtherus

Expositio in Aristotelis Physica.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a1v Vernias, Nicoletus: [Letter] addressed to Sebastianus Baduarius. Incipit: ‘[C]um a teneris annis magnificentiam tuam singulari amore fuerim prosecutus . . .’

a4r Aristoteles: Physica. [Translation revised by Guilelmus de Moerbeka.] Incipit: ‘[Q]uoniam quidem intelligere et scire contingit circa omnes scientias, quarum sunt principia aut cause aut elementa, ex horum cognitione . . .’ See A‑385.

a4r Burlaeus, Gualtherus: Expositio super libros Physicorum. Incipit: ‘[A]ristoteles determinaturus de rebus naturalibus in primo libro Scientie Naturalis . . .’ See Lohr, 24 (1968), 179-80, no. 18, Thorndike–Kibre 136, Weisheipl, ‘Repertorium Mertonense', 197-8, no. 24(b), and Agustin Uña Juarez, La filosofia del siglo xiv: contexto cultural de Walter Burley, Biblioteca ‘La ciudad de dios', 26 (Madrid, 1978), 66-8.

DD4v [Colophon.]

DD5r ‘Tabula dubiorum'.


Imprint: Venice: Bonetus Locatellus, for Octavianus Scotus, 2 Dec. 1491. Folio.


Collation: a–i8 k6 l–z [et] [con] [rum] AA BB8 CC DD6.


ISTC: ib01305000

GW: GW 5777;

Hain: H *4139;

Goff: Goff B‑1305;

Proctor: Pr 5028;

Others: BSB‑Ink B‑1007; CIBN B‑922; Rhodes 464; Sander 1470; Sheppard 4186.

LCN: 13984655


Copy number: B-603(1)

Leaf DD6 mutilated.

Binding: Sixteenth-century forel over pasteboards; two ties lost.

Size: 325 × 215 × 5 mm.

Size of leaf: 308 × 210 mm.

Some early marginal notes, with those on v8r in Catalan: ‘Al molt amat y bon amich muy señor mio(?) [fany]', and, in another hand, ‘muy señ[or?] mio(?) [thomas]' [with thanks to Dr Clive Griffin and Dr Silvia Coll-Vinent].

A few paragraph marks and capitals marked in red; one woodcut initial partly coloured in red.

Provenance: Gerona, Catalonia, Dominicans(?); inscription on a1r: ‘Est pro conventu gerunde ordinis predicatorum. anno 1543'; no Dominican convent found in Gerona. Acquired between 1847 and c.1892; not found in Catalogus (1843), with Appendix.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 4Q 3.30.

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