Aristoteles: Ethica ad Nicomachum [Spanish].
Translated by Bachiller [i.e. Alfonso?] de la Torre.
[Zaragoza: Johann Hurus, ca. 1489]
4to. a-p8.  leaves, the final leaf blank.
ISTC ia00994000; GW 2382; Goff A994; Vindel(A) IV 106, 352: 35.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll BC2-f.14 (see main library entry for this item )|
|Variant:||Line 2 of a2r begins “o materia de que tracta.” rather than GW’s “o materia de que tracta:”. Leaf p7v ends “Deo gracias” but without the preceding five lines of text (lines 19-23) as given in GW 2382 and Vindel, 'El arte tipográfico en España durante el siglo XV', vol. 4, no. 35, p. 108: “Acaba aqui el compendio breue ... virtuoſamente viuir.” - cf. Vindel’s reference (p. 352) to variant copies.|
|Provenance:||Jocinto de Ledrre (17th/18th century): “es de la libreria de D. Jocinto deledrre [...] es de los de este genero [...] No L8 L8” on a1v.
Richard Heber (1774-1833), book collector: small circular paper label at foot of spine with number “4727”; lot 4727 in 'Bibliotheca Heberiana', Pt. 5 (London: Wheatley, 1835); sold for £0.1.0 according to the priced BL copy of the Heber sale catalogue (shelfmark RAR 002.092 Heb), which also records that Heber himself paid £1.19.0 for the book.
Sir William Hamilton (1788-1856), Professor of Logic and Metaphysics, University of Edinburgh: purchased at the Heber sale, with Hamilton’s pencil note on third front fly leaf “Hebers Sale 1/”.
University of Glasgow: Hamilton collection donation, 1878.
|Binding:||Spain, 18th-century mottled calf; covers decorated with a double blind-fillet border; front flyleaves have watermark of the coat of arms of Genoa; marbled endpapers (partly repaired and replaced); red-edged leaves; pink and green silk bookmark; evidence of an erased circular ownership stamp on front cover; oval Glasgow College Library stamp added to spine. Size: 197 x 139 mm.|
|Leaf size:||192 x 130 mm.|
|Annotations:||Early manuscript foliation (with errors) from leaf b5r to p7r “2”-“49” “60”-“117” (some numbers cropped by binder); very occasional marginal annotations in Spanish; running book numbers "2-10" on rectos; number “1190” in pencil on verso of first front fly leaf.|
|Imperfections:||Wanting n3 and the blank leaf p8.|