Buridanus, Johannes: Sophismata.
Paris: Félix Baligault, 20 Nov. 1493.
4to. a-f8 g6.  leaves.
Baligault’s woodcut device (P. Renouard, Les marques typographiques parisiennes des XVe et XVIe siècles, 28) on a1r.
ISTC ib01294800; GW 5756; BMC VIII 171 (IA. 40502).
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll BC33-d.8 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Bound with:||The fifth of eight incunabula bound together. Bound with: (1) Magistri, Martinus, Expositio super Praedicabilia Porphyrii. Paris: Félix Baligault, for Durand Gerlier, 27 Mar. 1499 (M3); (2) Bricot, Thomas, Insolubilia; Obligationes. Paris: [André Bocard], 1498 (B107); (3) Limos, Andreas, Dubia in insolubilibus. Paris: Félix Baligault, for Gilles de Gourmont, 30 Oct. 1499 (L26); (4) Alliaco, Petrus de, Conceptus et insolubilia. Paris: Guy Marchant, 29 Jan. 1498/99 (A45); (6) Alliaco, Petrus de, Tractatus exponibilium. Paris: Antoine Caillaut, [ca. 1497] (A49); (7) Buridanus, Johannes, Consequentiae. Paris: Antoine Caillaut [ca. 1495] (B113); (8) Buridanus, Johannes, Consequentiae. Paris: Guy Marchant, 10 Jan. 1498/99 (B114).|
|Provenance:||Anthonius Rogant/Rogantus (fl. 1537), of Montpellier: partially deleted inscription on a1r “Anthonius Rogãt de monte pessulano”.
Petrus Chabrias (fl. 1537): inscription in Greek and Latin on a1r “Πετρος Χαβριας Σικυλος bonę fidei possessor” (Σικυλος almost entirely erased).
Joannes Batt[ist]a(?) (16th century): probable owner – inscription “Ad vsu[m] fratris Jo: Battãe a Calatagne” on a1r of first item in volume.
Naples, Capuchins, S. Ephrem and B.V.M. (founded 1572, suppressed 1863): probable owner; on a1r of first item is a circular book-stamp ‘BIBLIOTECAE CAPVCCINORVM CONCEPTIONIS NEAPOLIS’ heavily scored through in ink and, on the same page, a partially deleted manuscript inscription indicating the same ownership; see www.bnnonline.it/index.php?it/324/possessori/possessori_508e7ec2a179d/58
William Laing (1764-1832), Edinburgh bookseller: possibly sold book to Richard Heber – see below.
Richard Heber (1774-1833), book collector: lot 5288 in Bibliotheca Heberiana, Pt. 5 (London: Wheatley, 1835); sold for £0.2.0 according to the priced copy of the Heber sale catalogue in the British Library (shelfmark RAR 002.092 Heb), which also records that Heber himself paid £0.3.0 for the book - corroborated by a note in ink by Heber on front flyleaf “Feb. 181[2?] Laing(?) Sale of Imp[ortant](?) Books - 3 -”.
Sir William Hamilton (1788-1856), Professor of Logic and Metaphysics, University of Edinburgh: purchased at the Heber sale, with Hamilton’s pencil note on front flyleaf “Hebers Sale 2/”.
University of Glasgow: Hamilton collection donation, 1878.
|Binding:||Italy, 16th/17th-century parchment; faded ink spine title and shelfmark “148” at foot of spine, faded unread lettering at head of spine; front endpapers replaced in late 19th or early 20th century. Size: 215 x 145 mm.|
|Leaf size:||202 x 136 mm.|
|Annotations:||Brief marginal annotations by Petrus Chabrias on b2v and b3r; single keyword and underlining in a different hand on a3r; occasional nota marks.|
|Decoration:||Title and areas of printer’s device on a1r washed with light brown ink.|