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Bod-Inc: C-401


De cometis.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] ‘Tractatus de cometis'. Incipit: ‘[D]ixit Aristotiles: “Nemo eorum que ignorat bonus est iudex” . . .’ See C‑400.


Imprint: [Venice?]: Hans Aurl, 1474. 4°.


Collation: [a10 b12 c10].


ISTC: ic00785000

GW: GW 7253;

Hain: HC *15513;

Goff: Goff C‑785;

BMC: BMC V 237;

Proctor: Pr 4348;

Others: Sheppard 3510.

LCN: 14717446


Copy number: C-401(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century half parchment.

Size: 192 × 145 × 8 mm.

Size of leaf: 183 × 139 mm.

On [a1]–[a3] initials are supplied in red; red capital strokes and underlining.

Provenance: Au am Inn, Bavaria, Augustinian Canons, BVM et S. Felicitas; on [a1r] an inscription: ‘Monasterij S. Fælicitatis in Auu' in an eighteenth-century hand; on front endleaf printed book-label dated 1778 with mutilated manuscript shelfmark ‘Philosophi 5'. Purchased for £1. 14. 0; see Books Purchased (1859), 106.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 4Q 5.6.

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