Aristoteles [pseudo-]: Problemata.

(Text beginning:  Omnes homines)   Add:  De vita et morte Aristotelis.

[Cologne:  Heinrich Quentell, ca. 1490]
4to.   a-g6 h8.   [50] leaves.
ISTC ia01040000; GW 2471; Goff A1040; BMC I 279 (IA. 4806); CIBN A-547; BSB-Ink P-787

GIP number: A94
Shelf-mark: Sp Coll BC14-c.11 (see main library entry for this item)
Bound with: The third of three incunabula bound together.   Bound with:  (1) Boethius.  De consolatione philosophiae.  Deventer:  Jacobus de Breda, 19 Mar. 1491;  (2)  Boethius [pseudo-].   De disciplina scholarium.  Cologne:  Heinrich Quentell, 1490. 
Provenance: Cyriacus Trendelbach, of Ascania, Saxony, (16th/17th century) - possible owner:  inscription on [*1r] (title-page) of first item in volume “Ciriac[us] Trendelbach de ascania”.
Johannes [...] (fl. 1649) - possible owner:  partially deleted inscription on [*1r] of first item in volume “Sum Johannis [...] 18 Maij 1649”.
I.B.P.S. (second half of 17th century):  initials “I B P S” and date 1668” stamped in black on front cover.
Unidentified, 19th-century German bookseller:  tipped onto front flyleaf is an extract (price not included) from a 19th-century German bookseller’s catalogue:  item 794 listing all three works in the volume, the final item described as “Ohne Druckort und Jahr” and the binding as “Pgbd”.
Sir William Hamilton (1788-1856), Professor of Logic and Metaphysics, University of Edinburgh:  source unknown - but perhaps bought from the above catalogue.
University of Glasgow:  Hamilton collection donation, 1878.
Binding: Germany, 17th-century parchment;  initials “I B P S” and date “1668” stamped in black on front cover;  manuscript spine titles;  remains of leather tabs;  dark green-edged leaves.   Size:  190 x 139 mm.
Leaf size: 182 x 130 mm.
Annotations: Annotation in German in a 17th-century hand on a1v;  heavily cropped early marginal annotations on a4v-a6r;  occasional underlining;  highlighting of text in dull red ink on f3v, h7v and h8r.
Decoration: Six-line initial "O" on a2r and three-line initials "N" on f3v and f4v supplied in black ink.
Imperfections: Holes in h7 and h8, with loss of text.

Ink initial in Aristoteles [pseudo-]: Problemata