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Bod-Inc: B-605

Burlaeus, Gualtherus

Expositio in Aristotelis Ethica Nicomachea.


Analysis of Content

A1r [Title-page.]

A1v Torresanus, Andreas: [Note to the reader on the layout of the text and the references to the divisions of Averroes.] Incipit: ‘Conspicientes librum Ethicorum Aristotelis iuxta expositionem Gualteri Burlei . . .’

A2r [Tabula.]

b1r 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 . . .’

b1r Burlaeus, Gualtherus: Expositio in Aristotelis Ethica Nicomachea. Incipit: ‘  “[O]mnis ars et omnis doctrina”. Scientia moralis que est de actionibus uoluntariis . . .’ See B‑604; book seven 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'.

b1r 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: Simon de Luere, for Andreas Torresanus de Asula, 4 Sept. 1500. Folio.


Collation: A8 a6 b–x8 y10.


ISTC: ib01301000

GW: GW 5779;

Hain: HC *4144;

Goff: Goff B‑1301;

BMC: BMC V 576;

Proctor: Pr 5629;

Others: BSB‑Ink B‑1005; CIBN B‑920; Hillard 521; Oates 2206; Rhodes 462; Sander 1469; Sack, Freiburg, 868; Sheppard 4707.

LCN: 13983735


Copy number: B-605(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century calf; marbled pastedowns; for the Bodleian Library.

Size: 330 × 225 × 35 mm.

Size of leaf: 305 × 200 mm.

Some early notes and underlining in red ink.

Provenance: Nicolaus Traune (fl. before 1509); inscription on A1r:‘Liber pertinet Nicolao Traune predicatori Heidelbergensi'. Peter Schibenhart (fl. 1509); inscription on A1r: ‘Emptus tandem a Petro Schibenhart ex Didesheym ab executoribus prefati predicatoris p[ost?] eius mortem Anno 1509'. Unread inscription on A1r, dated 16 Apr. 1614. Samuel Butler (1774-1839); sale, pt II, lot 457. Purchased for £0. 11. 0; see annotated sale catalogue; listed without the price in Books Purchased (1840), 33.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 3.47.

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