Expositio in Analytica posteriora Aristotelis.
Analysis of Content
[a2r] Paulus Venetus: Expositio in Analytica posteriora Aristotelis. Incipit: ‘[O]mnis doctrina et omnis disciplina intellectiua . . .’ See Lohr 28 (1972), 314-20 no. 3; Perreiah 40 no. 5; E. J. Ashworth, ‘Traditional Logic', CHRP, 143-72, at 149-50.
Imprint: [Perugia: Petrus Petri de Colonia, c.1475]. Folio.
Remarks: BMC assigns to [Johannes Nicolai de Bamberga] in addition to [Petrus Petri]; Veneziani assigns to [Petrus Petri] alone. Pr originally assigned to [Padua: Albertus de Stendal].
Collation: [a b10 c8 d10 e–h8 i10 k2 l10 m n8 o10 p8 q10 r12 s10 t6 u10 x8 y10 z &6 [con] [rum]10].
Hain: H 12509;
BMC: BMC VI 877;
Proctor: Pr 6786;
Others: CIBN P‑76; Sheppard 5477; Paolo Veneziani, ‘Pietro da Colonia e il tipografo del Robertus Anglicus', Bibliofilia, 75 (1973), 45-75, no. 17.
Copy number: P-059(1)
Wanting the blank leaf [a1], and [rum10] containing the register.
Variant on [b5r], as BMC.
Binding: Eighteenth/nineteenth-century quarter morocco with mottled paper over pasteboards, the spine gold-tooled. Author's name in brown ink along the lower edge.
Size: 335 × 240 × 45 mm.
Size of leaf: 332 × 233 mm.
Marginal notes, mainly extracting key words and commenting on the text, in two different humanist hands. Also ‘nota' marks and pointing hands. Early signatures partially visible. ‘Incunable N. 5' in brown ink in the upper margin of front pastedown; below, ‘98720' in pencil. Irregular early foliation in two sequences: 1-147, 1-77.
On [a2r] a six-line initial ‘O' is supplied in blue with white pen-work decoration, within a square gold ground; the area defined by the letter is decorated with a flower supplied in pink and green; a border made of gold dots surrounds two sides of the initial. On [s1r] a six-line initial ‘Q' is supplied in pink with white pen-work decoration, within a square gold ground; the area defined by the letter is decorated with green and blue acanthus leaves; the tail of the letter, which extends into the margin, is supplied in green. Other initials are supplied in red or blue; paragraph marks are supplied in red.
Provenance: Leo Samuel Olschki (1861-1940); catalogue 17, no. 77; purchased from him on 28 Oct. 1888 for 100 franchi.
SHELFMARK: Auct. Q 1.8.
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