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Bod-Inc: J-169

Johannes de Janduno

Quaestiones in libros De anima Aristotelis.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a2r Johannes de Janduno: ‘Prohemium.’ Incipit: ‘[I]nest enim mentibus hominum veri boni naturalis inserta cupiditas . . .’

a3r Johannes de Janduno: ‘Quaestiones perutiles . . . super tres libros De anima Aristotelis.’ Incipit: ‘Questio prima. [S]ed de illa que scientia de anima nominatur . . .’ The commentary alternates with lemmata from the De anima. See Lohr 26 (1970), 208-15, no. 10; Ludwig Schmugge, Johannes von Jandun 1285/9-1328, Pariser Historische Studien 5 (Stuttgart, 1966).

q3v ‘Tabula.’


Imprint: Venice: Otinus de Luna, 4 Mar. 1497. Folio.


Collation: a8 b–p6 q4.


ISTC: ij00354000

Hain: HC *7463;

Goff: Goff J‑354;

Proctor: Pr 5601;

Others: BSB‑Ink I‑448; Oates 2202; Rhodes 1029; Sheppard 4684.

LCN: 14888435


Copy number: J-169(1)

Bound with:
1. Antonius de Rosellis, Monarchia sive De potestate Imperatoris ac Papae. Venice: Hermannus Liechtenstein, 23 June 1487 (R‑140(2)).

Binding: Contemporary English (London) blind-tooled calf over wooden boards. Two clasps and catches lost. Formerly chained: staple-marks of a hasp at the head of upper cover. Triple fillets form an intersecting double frame. Within the outer frame a diaper roll with small flowers inserted; triple fillets divide the inner rectangle into lozenge-shaped compartments, each with a lozenge-shaped floral stamp; see Oldham, Blind-stamped Bindings, pl. lx no. 1062. Authors' names and ‘9' along the fore-edge; ‘9' in white at the head of the spine.

Size: 322 × 221 × 50 mm.

Size of leaf: 313 × 209 mm.

Pastedowns and endleaves from a printed Missal. Parchment from a thirteenth-century English manuscript is visible underneath the printed Missal.

On a7r a marginal note, extracting a key word, in the same early humanist hand that annotated item 1 more extensively.

Provenance: William Charke (†1617); inscription on a1r, erased, and on a2r of item 1: ‘Sum Guil. Charci'. Acquired by 1620; see James, Catalogus (1620), 431.

Former Bodleian shelfmarks: R 6.7 Jur.; R 5.9 Jur.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 3.3(2).

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