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Bod-Inc: G-017

Gaietanus de Thienis

Expositio in libros Aristotelis De caelo et mundo (ed. Johannes Antonius Sicanus).


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a1v ‘Tabula.’

a2r Gaietanus de Thienis: [Preface.] Valsanzibio 210-11. See Thorndike–Kibre 853.

a2r Aristoteles: De caelo et mundo. [Translated by Guilelmus de Moerbeka.] See A‑386.

a2r Gaietanus de Thienis: Expositio in libros Aristotelis De caelo et mundo. Edited by Johannes Antonius Sicanus. Incipit: ‘Postquam Aristoteles in libro Physicorum determinauit de corpore . . .’ Explicit: in ordine librorum naturalium, etc. See Lohr, 23 (1967), 391, no. 2; Thorndike–Kibre 1067. The editor is mentioned in the colophon.


Imprint: Venice: Otinus de Luna, Papiensis, for Benedictus Fontana, 3 Oct. 1498. Folio.


Collation: a–m6 n4.


ISTC: ig00029000

Hain: HC *15501;

Goff: Goff G‑29;

BMC: BMC V 569;

Proctor: Pr 5609;

Others: BSB‑Ink C‑38; Rhodes 799; Sack, Freiburg, 1491; Sheppard 4690-1.

LCN: 14101035


Copy number: G-017(1)

Wanting sheet m1.6

With printed title, as HC.

Binding: Nineteenth-century half calf; bound for the Bodleian Library.

Size: 320 × 227 × 13 mm.

Size of leaf: 310 × 209 mm.

Provenance: Acquired between 1847 and c.1892, possibly c.1850; not in Catalogus (1843) with Appendix.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 5Q 4.22.

Copy number: G-017(2)

With printed title, as HC.

Binding: Nineteenth-century paper boards, covered with Buntpapier.

Size: 319 × 220 × 15 mm.

Size of leaf: 307 × 201 mm.

Early marginal notes and underlining in the text; some notes correcting the text; the sections numbered; some notes summarizing the arguments of the text or of the commentary.

Provenance: Paulus Nicolaus Serranus (sixteenth century?); stamp on a1r; others of Serranus's books previously belonged to Serrasanquirico, Marche, Biblioteca Comunale. Books from this library were bought by Bywater from Bocca in Rome, from May 1912 onwards. Ingram Bywater (1840-1914); bought from Bocca, May 1914; annotated cutting on the front pastedown; Elenchus, no. 3883. Bequeathed in 1914.

SHELFMARK: Byw. G 6.20.

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