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Bod-Inc: S-367

Sunzel, Fridericus

Collecta et exercitata in VIII libros Physicorum Aristotelis.


Analysis of Content

[*1r] [Title-page.]

[*1r] [Verse addressed to] the reader. Incipit: ‘Quisquis Arestotelis sectaris dogmata magni | Et breuibus dictis noscere plura cupis'; 7 elegiac distichs.

[*1v] Sunzel, Fridericus: [Letter addressed to] all readers of philosophy. Incipit: ‘Et si liberalium studiorum comites ingenui . . .’

[*2r] ‘Tabula'.

a1r Sunzel, Fridericus: Collecta et exercitata in VIII libros Physicorum Aristotelis. ‘Exordium introductorium in diuam philosophiam'. Incipit: ‘[N]e illotis manibus rem reuera diuinam aggrediamur . . .’

b1r Sunzel, Fridericus: Collecta et exercitata in VIII libros Physicorum Aristotelis. Incipit: ‘[P]remisso igitur breuiter in totam philosophiam introductorio . . . Questio I. Utrum de rebus naturalibus possibile sit nos certam et perfectam scientiam habere. Questio presens non mouetur ex textu Arestotelis . . .’ See Lohr, 23 (1967), 413, no. 1.


Imprint: Hagenau: Heinrich Gran, for Johannes Rynman, 11 May 1499. 4°.


Collation: [*8] a4 b–r8.


ISTC: is00869000

Hain: HC *15186;

Goff: Goff S‑869;


Proctor: Pr 3198;

Others: BSB‑Ink S‑607; Rhodes 1654; Sack, Freiburg, 3315; Sheppard 2241.

LCN: 14008410


Copy number: S-367(1)

Binding: Sixteenth-century blind-tooled pigskin over wooden boards, with two metal catches and remains of clasps. Two seventeenth-century(?) square paper labels at the head and tail of the spine with manuscript title in brown ink, also a smaller label with ‘50' in brown ink. Red-edged leaves. Triple fillets form a quadruple frame. Within the outer frame a decorative roll including images of Salvator, Petrus, Paulus, and Iohan. Within the following frame, a different decorative roll including medallions of human profiles within wreaths. The following two frames contain two small decorative rolls.

Size: 215 × 155 × 32 mm.

Size of leaf: 204 × 146 mm.

A few marginal notes, extracting key words, underlining and structuring the text, in two different early hands, brown ink.

Provenance: Johannes Lechner (fl. 1556); inscription on [*1v]: ‘Anno salutiferi partus Ioannes Lechner me iusto cere sibi cumparauit'. Tegernsee, Bavaria, Benedictines, S. Quirinus; inscription on the same leaf ‘In vsum Fratrum Tegernseensium'. Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; ‘Dupl' in pencil on the verso of the front endleaf and ‘1865' in pencil on the rear pastedown. Purchased from Caspar Haugg, Catalogue 78 (1885), no. 63, for 6 Marks; see Library Bills (1885), no. 381.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 4Q 6.49.

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