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Bod-Inc: J-177

Johannes de Peckham

Prospectiva communis (ed. Facius Cardanus).


Analysis of Content

a1v Cardanus, Facius: [Letter addressed to] Ambrosius Griffus. Incipit: ‘In tanta librorum cuiuscunque generis copia . . .’

a2r Johannes de Peckham: Prospectiva communis. Edited by Facius Cardanus. D. C. Lindberg, John Pecham and the Science of Optics (Madison, Wis., 1970), 60-239 and 56 no. 1; see Glorieux, Répertoire, 316a; Sharpe, Latin Writers, no. 839.

e4v [Verse.] Incipit: ‘Optima que fertur uisus pars optima(!) lector. | Faustis Corneni clauditur auspitiis'; 7 elegiac distichs.


Imprint: [Milan]: Petrus de Corneno, [1482/3?]. Folio.


Collation: a8 b–d6 e4.

Illustrations: Woodcuts.


ISTC: ij00394000

Hain: H *9425;

Goff: Goff J‑394;

BMC: BMC VI 759;

Proctor: Pr 5974;

Others: BSB‑Ink I‑499; CIBN J‑255; Sack, Freiburg, 2108; Sander 5504; Sheppard 4975.

LCN: 14441412


Copy number: J-177(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century half calf over pasteboards.

Size: 290 × 205 × 12 mm.

Size of leaf: 282 × 199 mm.

Provenance: Purchased from Leo Samuel Olschki (1861-1940), Catalogue 20, no. 93, for 45 franci [italiani, i.e. Lire]; see Library Bills, 1 Nov. 1889.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 3Q 5.44.

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