Aristoteles [pseudo-]: Problemata.

(Text beginning:  Omnes homines)

[Leipzig:  Conrad Kachelofen, ca. 1489-90]
4to.   A-C8 D-E6.   [36] leaves, the last blank.
Most signatures have capital letters, except for B3 signed “biij”, C4 signed “ciiij”;  A2 not signed, B2 missigned “Aij”.
ISTC ia01033000;  Goff A1033;  BMC III 625;  GW 2457.

Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Mu48-b.1 (see main library entry for this item)
Note: Wormholes in the first gathering are identical with wormholes in the final gathering of another incunable in the Murray collection (Versor, Johannes, Questiones iuxta textum De anima Aristotelis.  Cologne:  Heinrich Quentell, 5 Sept. 1496) - evidence that the two were once bound together.
Provenance: David Murray (1842-1928), Glasgow lawyer, antiquary and bibliographer:  bookplate on front pastedown;  source unknown.
University of Glasgow:  Murray library donation, 1927.
Binding: England, 19th/20th-century vellum; gilt spine title; binder’s stamp ‘Bound by Ramage London’. Size: 214 x 146 mm.
Leaf size: 209 x 139 mm.
Annotations: Single marginal annotation in Latin in an early hand on B5r.
Decoration: None.
Imperfections: Wanting A1 (title) and E6 (the final blank).

 

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