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Bod-Inc: Z-014

Zerbus, Gabriel

Quaestiones metaphysicae.


Analysis of Content

A1v Zerbus, Gabriel: ‘Prefatio' [addressed to] Sixtus IV, Pont. Max. Incipit: ‘[P]ost Nicolai quinti pontificis maximi tempora summe princeps Sixte quarte, uni tibi hanc nostram etatem gratulari decet . . .’

A2r Zerbus, Gabriel: ‘Prologus'. Incipit: ‘[R]erum maxime scibilium speculatio . . .’

A3r Zerbus, Gabriel: Quaestiones metaphysicae. Incipit: ‘[O]ritur primo questio. Utrum ens simpliciter sumptum diuisione prima diuidatur . . .’ See Lohr 24 (1968), 150 no. 1.

gg12r Zerbus, Gabriel: [Note about the book addressed to the reader.] Incipit: ‘Quicumque autem hoc nostrum uolumen inspicies . . .’

gg12r [Colophon.]

gg12r Almadianus Viterbiensis, Petrus: [Verse addressed to the reader.] Incipit: ‘Si physicos forsan queris transcendere sensus | Hoc eme Zerbeum sedule lector opus'; 2 elegiac distichs.

hh1r [Quaestio de pluralitate distinctionum.] Incipit: ‘[A]rs venandi distinctiones plurimum metaphisice est accommodata . . .’

ij4r [Table of contents.]


Imprint: Bologna: Johannes de Nördlingen and Henricus de Harlem, 1 Dec. 1482. Folio.


Collation: A10 a12 b–r [2-shaped r] ſ s t u v8.10 x10 y6 2A10 B C8 D10 E8 F10 G H8 I–O10.8 P8 Q–T10.8 V10 X6 Y aa8 bb12 cc10 dd8 ee ff10 gg12 hh8 ij6.


ISTC: iz00027000

Hain: H *16285;

Goff: Goff Z‑27;

BMC: BMC VI 820;

Proctor: Pr 6556A;

Others: BSB‑Ink Z‑43; Rhodes 1847; Sheppard 5332.


Copy number: Z-014(1)

Wanting A1-2 and ij6.

Leaf e10 torn; lower margin of ij5 mutilated.

Binding: Nineteenth-century blind-tooled calf; red-edged leaves.

Size: 286 × 204 × 82 mm.

Size of leaf: 278 × 185 mm.

Some early marginal annotations in black ink, including comments on the text, extraction of key words, and ‘nota' marks.

Provenance: Oxford, University College; book-plate, with shelfmark ‘KK.15.11' (also on label at the head of the spine); ‘List of Rare Books', p. 2. Deposited in 1941 by the Master and Fellows of University College, Oxford.

SHELFMARK: Univ. Coll. d.17.

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