Aristoteles: Ethica ad Nicomachum.

Translated by Johannes Argyropylus, Leonardus Brunus Aretinus and Robertus Grosseteste.   Edited by Jacobus Faber Stapulensis.   Add:  Magna moralia - translated by Georgius Vall;  Leonardus Brunus Aretinus:  Isagogicon moralis disciplinae;  Baptista Mantuanus:  Virtutis quaerimonia;  Jacobus Faber Stapulensis:  Ars moralis in Aristotelis Ethica Nicomachea introductoria.

Paris:  Johannes Higman and Wolfgang Hopyl, 1496; 12 Apr. 1497.
Fol.   a-p8 q6 a10 a-d8 e4 A-D8 E6.   [210] leaves.
Woodcuts.
ISTC ia00991000;  Goff A991;  BMC VIII 138;  Bod-inc A-394;  GW 2359. 

Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Veitch Eg7-b.3 (see main library entry for this item)
Provenance: Ludovicus de l’Espinette (17th century):  at the foot of b7r the name “Ludouicus de lespinette(?)” inscribed in blind with a hard point.
John Veitch (1829-1894), Professor of Logic and Rhetoric, University of Glasgow:  source unknown;  number “128” written in blue pencil on front pastedown (a numbering common to many books in the Veitch collection, probably an inventory number).
University of Glasgow:  Veitch collection donation, 1895.
Binding: Scotland, 19th-century vellum-covered boards, title label now lost;  sprinkled blue and red-edged leaves;  binder’s stamp on front pastedown “Maclehose, Glasgow”.   Size:  279 x 209 mm.
Leaf size: 272 x 202 mm.
Annotations: Copious marginal and interlinear annotations from a2r - l4v in a 16th-century hand, mainly in brown ink but occasionally in red, together with numerous pointing hands, “nota” marks and underlining.
Decoration: Initials and paragraph marks supplied in red from a2r - a7r.
Imperfections: Wanting a1 (title) and all after gathering n (i.e. this copy contains only the translation of the 'Ethica ad Nicomachum' by Johannes Argyropylus).

 

Annotations and rubricated initial in Aristoteles: Ethica ad Nicomachum