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Bod-Inc: V-122

Versor, Johannes

Quaestiones super libros Ethicorum Aristotelis (cum textu).


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.] ‘Questiones magistri Johannis Versoris super libros ethicorum Arestoteles et textus eiusdem cum singulari diligentia correcte'.

a2r Versor, Johannes: Quaestiones super libros Ethicorum Aristotelis. Incipit: ‘[C]irca initium libri Ethicorum Arestotelis queritur primo utrum de moribus humanis seu de virtutibus moralibus possit esse una scientia . . .’ See Lohr (1971), 290-9 no. 10.

a2v Aristoteles: Ethica Nicomachea. [Translated from the Greek by Robertus Grosseteste.] See A‑387. The text of the commentary alternates with that of Aristotle.

x1v [Colophon.]

x2r [Introduction to table of contents.]

x2r ‘Tabula questionum'.


Imprint: [Cologne]: Heinrich Quentell, 1491. Folio.


Collation: a8 b–v6 x4.

Illustrations: Woodcut initials.


ISTC: iv00255000

Hain: H *16053;

Goff: Goff V‑255;

BMC: BMC I 276;

Proctor: Pr 1305;

Others: BSB‑Ink V‑166; Rhodes 1802; Sack, Freiburg, 3654; Sheppard 980; Voulliéme, Köln, 1221.

LCN: 14696422


Copy number: V-122(1)

Wanting the blank leaf x4.

Leaf a1r, l. 2: ‘ . . . Areſtoteles . . .', not as BMC.

Binding: Nineteenth-century quarter parchment over sprinkled paper. Manuscript title and imprint information at the head of the spine. Yellow-edged leaves. Identical binding to V‑124.

Size: 290 × 217 × 25 mm.

Size of leaf: 284 × 208 mm.

Some marginal notes throughout, mainly extracting key words, structuring the text, and ‘nota' marks, in an early German hand, in red and occasionally brown ink, probably the same hand that rubricated the text. Early signatures in brown ink visible.

Initials, paragraph marks, and underlining of chapter headings are supplied in red; capital strokes in red.

Provenance: Purchased from M. Spirgatis, Catalogue 19, no. 83, on 17 Jan. 1894, for 5 Marks; see Library Bills.

SHELFMARK: Inc. d. G3.1491.3.

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