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Burlaeus, Gualtherus

Expositio in Aristotelis Ethica Nicomachea.


Analysis of Content

a2r Burlaeus, Gualtherus: [Dedicatory prologue addressed to] Richardus de Bury, Bishop of Durham. Incipit: ‘[R]euerendo in Christo patri et domino domino Ricardo diuina disponente clementia Ulmensis(!) sedis episcopo . . .’

a2r Burlaeus, Gualtherus: Expositio in Aristotelis Ethica Nicomachea. Incipit: ‘  “[O]mnis ars et omnis doctrina”. Scientia moralis que est de actionibus voluntariis . . .’ See Lohr, 24 (1968), 185-6, no. 36; Weisheipl, ‘Repertorium Mertonense', 205-6, no. 48; and Juarez, La filosofia del siglo xiv, 78-81. Book VII has different incipit and explicit; incipit: ‘Septimus liber qui principaliter est de continentia et incontinentia continet duos tractatus. In primo determinatur de continentia et incontinentia . . .'; explicit: ‘ . . . sicut habent reges et quidam alii principes. Et in hoc finitur breuiter et modo facili id quod de libro Ethicorum intellexi'. Each book is followed by a table of contents.

a2v Aristoteles: Ethica Nicomachea. [Translated by Robertus Grosseteste.] Incipit: ‘[O]mnis ars et omnis doctrina, similiter autem et actus et electio bonum quoddam appetere videtur . . .’ See A‑387.


Imprint: Venice: Octavianus Scotus, 10 May 1481. Folio.


Collation: a–k8 l10 m–p N O–Z [et] [con] [rum]8.


ISTC: ib01300000

GW: GW 5778 (Anm.);

Hain: H *4143;

Goff: Goff B‑1300;

BMC: BMC V 276;

Proctor: Pr 4566;

Others: BSB‑Ink B‑1004; Hillard 520; Sheppard 3632.

LCN: 13984573


Copy number: B-604(1)

Leaf a2r, col. 2. l. 31 ‘Sciē moralis q̄ ē . . .' (several variants).

Binding: Eighteenth-century English mottled calf; the spine gold-tooled with floral stamp; marbled pastedowns.

Size: 286 × 204 × 52 mm.

Size of leaf: 277 × 186 mm.

Provenance: Erased ownership inscription(?) on front endleaf. Robert Coryat (sixteenth century); deleted inscription on a2r: ‘Roberti Coryett'. Richard Heber (1773-1833); stamp, ‘Bibliotheca Heberiana; not found in Catalogue. Purchased in Dec. 1884 for £1. 1. 6 from David Nutt, see Library Bills (1885).

SHELFMARK: Auct. 3Q 5.25.

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