Aristoteles: Opera [Latin].
Commentary by Averroes. Edited by Nicoletus Vernia.
Venice: Andreas Torresanus, de Asula and Bartholomaeus de Blavis, de Alexandria (in part for Johannes de Colonia), 1483.
Fol. Vol. 1.I: a-b6 c4 d10 e6 f10 g-k6 l8 m6 n8 o-p6 q10 (1 2 3 4 )8.  leaves (110 blank); Vol. 1.II: AA-UU8.  leaves (160 blank); Vol. 2.I: a-h8 aa-dd8 ee6 ff8 gg10.  leaves (1, 102, and 120 blank); Vol. 2.II: A10 B-F8 G-H6 I-L8 M-N6.  leaves (1, 62, and 98 blank); Vol. 3.I: [*4] 1-128 1310 14-158 166.  leaves (5 blank); Vol. 3.II: A-C6 CC8 D-Q6.  leaves (104 blank).
Woodcut printer’s device in red.
ISTC ia00962000; GW 2337; Goff A962; Bod-inc A-387; CIBN A-506; BSB-Ink A-701.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Veitch Eg5-x.1 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Provenance:||Sir John Hayford Thorold (1773-1831), 10th Bt.: Syston Park armorial bookplate and monogram book label on front pastedown; lot 174 ("LARGE PAPER. Red morocco extra, leather joints, gilt edges, with Aldine anchor in gold on sides") in 'The Syston Park Library: catalogue of an important portion of the … library of the late Sir John Hayford Thorold ...' (London: Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, 1884); sold to Ridler for £3.17.6; see the annotated British Library catalogue of the sale catalogue.
William Ridler (fl. 1877-1904), bookseller, London.
John Veitch (1829-1894), Professor of Logic and Rhetoric, University of Glasgow: probably purchased from Ridler.
University of Glasgow: Veitch collection donation, 1895.
|Binding:||England, 19th-century gold-tooled red goatskin with Aldine device of anchor and dolphin in centre of each cover; gold-tooled spine with title “Aristotelis Liber Ethicorum”; marbled endpapers; gilt-edged leaves; blue silk bookmark. Bound by Storr & Ridge of Grantham (for Thorold’s use of this binder see Bernard Quaritch, 'Contributions towards a dictionary of English book-collectors' (London: 1892-1921) p. 285). Size: 432 x 298 mm.|
|Leaf size:||423 x 288 mm.|
|Annotations:||Frequent lengthy marginal annotations in humanist hands in brown and in red ink together with some corrections in Vol. 1:1; 19th-century price “£6.6.0” and price code “x/SR/e”, both in pencil, on verso of front free endpaper.|
|Imperfections:||Vol. 1.I and Vol. 3.II only (but with the first leaf of Vol. 3.I beginning “[C]um ſuperiori anno ...” bound at the end of the volume; wanting the blank leaf q10 of Vol. 1.I and the final blank leaf of Vol. 3.II.|