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Bod-Inc: P-446

Positiones Circa Libros Physicorum et de Anima Aristotelis


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a1v [Prefatory letter addressed to] the students of Cologne. Incipit: ‘Iussit diuus ille Hieronimus adhortari nos alterutrum ad pietatis opera . . .’ Dated Bursa Montis, 6 Dec. 1493.

a2r Positiones circa libros Physicorum. Incipit: ‘[C]irca octo libros phisicorum Arestotelis. Queritur primo utrum circa entia naturalia generabilia et corruptibilia haberi possit proprie dicta scientia . . .’ Explicit: in secula seculorum benedictus

f1r Positiones circa libros De Anima. Incipit: ‘[S]icut philosophus docet in vndecimo de animalibus . . .’ Explicit: questionibus magis vsitatis

h6r [Colophon.] Stating that the work is a collection of summaries of the works of Henricus de Gorichen, Gerardus de Monte, Gerardus de Elten, and Henricus de Orsoe, all professors at the University of Cologne. See Lohr 24 (1968), 225 nos 2 and 4; Tewes 28 no. M 1 (Henricus de Gorichen), 29 no. M 4 (Gerardus de Monte), 32-3 no. M 19 (Gerardus de Elten), and 33 no. M 22 (Henricus de Orsoe [Henricus Boetterman de Orsoy]).


Imprint: [Cologne: Heinrich Quentell], 16 May 1494. Folio.


Collation: a6-1 b–h6.

Remarks: Leaf a2 signed a1.

Illustrations: Woodcut initial.


ISTC: ip00946000

Hain: H *13304 = 13303;

Goff: Goff P‑946;

BMC: BMC I 282;

Proctor: Pr 1322;

Others: BSB‑Ink P‑727; Sack, Freiburg, 2952; Sheppard 1019-20; Voulliéme, Köln, 977.

LCN: 13978355


Copy number: P-446(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century half red morocco over marbled pasteboards, by Maltby, Oxford.

Size: 280 × 199 × 13 mm.

Size of leaf: 275 × 189 mm.

On e6v: ‘F G A | P.' in brown ink in a modern hand.

The woodcut on a2r has been coloured in red. On f1r initial ‘S' is supplied in red.

Provenance: Ingram Bywater (1840-1914); Elenchus, no. 481. Bequeathed in 1914.

SHELFMARK: Byw. C. 1.11.

Copy number: P-446(2)

Bound with M‑316; see there for details of binding.

Size of leaf: 275 × 210 mm.

Wanting gatherings a–e.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 6Q 5.37(3).

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