Beda [pseudo-]: Repertorium auctoritatum Aristotelis et aliorum philosophorum.
Add: Auctoritates Ciceronis.
Nuremberg: Peter Wagner, [ca. 1491]
4to. a-m8 n10.  leaves, n10 blank.
Woodcut and woodcut initial.
ISTC ib00294000; GW 3757; Goff B294; BMC II 464 (IA. 7985); Bod-inc B-138; BSB-Ink R-131.
The Auctoritates Ciceronis are excerpts from Cicero’s De officiis, De amicitia, De senectute, De paradoxis, Tusculanae Disputationes, De re publica - cf. Bod-inc.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll BC2-f.6 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Note:||In this copy the type of the final page of text (a poem in praise of printing) has been only partially inked and, apart from a few line endings, is printed very faintly.|
|Provenance:||Sir William Hamilton (1788-1856), Professor of Logic and Metaphysics, University of Edinburgh: source unknown.
University of Glasgow: Hamilton collection donation, 1878.
|Binding:||Covers consist of a folded incunable leaf - identified by John Lancaster, Emeritus Curator of Special Collections, Amherst College Library, as f. 447 (i.e. [aa]7 in the BMC supplied collation, II, 413, IC. 7137), extracted from Rainerius de Pisis, Pantheologia (Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, 1477); inserted at the front and probably intended as a pastedown is the upper half of f. 445 (i.e. [aa]5 in the BMC collation) extracted from the same source; paper label with manuscript title ‘Repertorium Aristotelicum: 1490’ added to spine; thin parchment guards from a medieval manuscript visible between m8 and n1 and between n5 and n6. Size: 200 × 143 mm.|
|Leaf size:||198 x 143 mm.|
|Annotations:||On title-page a1r “Beda P[resbyt]er”; brief early marginal annotations on c6r, k1r and, in a different hand, on l5v, m5r, n4v, n5r; nota marks on n8v, n9r; occasional underlining and manicules; unread inscription on a1v.|
|Imperfections:||Wanting the blank n10.|