Libri politico[rum] Arestotelis cum c[om]mento multu[m] vtili et compendioso magistri Iohannis Versoris : tractantes De ciuitatu[m] et reru[m] illarum necessitatem respicientium salutifera gubernatione pro ciuium conuictuo pacifico.

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Author / Creator:Aristotle, author.
Uniform title:Politics. Latin
Imprint:[Cologne] : [Heinrich Quentell], [8 March 1492]
Description:[1], cxxiii, [2] leaves ; 32 cm (folio)
Subject:Aristotle. -- Politics.
Politics (Aristotle)
Political science -- Early works to 1800.
Political science.
Early works.
Incunabula -- Germany -- Cologne -- 1492.
Panel-stamped bindings (Binding)
Pigskin bindings (Binding)
Wooden boards (Binding)
Brass clasps (Binding)
Catches (Binding)
Manuscript waste (Binding)
Sammelbands (Provenance)
Underscoring (Provenance)
Format: Print Book
Local Note:University of Chicago Library's copy from the library of Richard P. McKeon.
University of Chicago Library's copy is number 3 of 4 titles bound together; bound with: [1]. Versor, Johannes. Questiones magistri Iohannis Versoris super libros ethicorum Arestotelis et text[us] eiusdem, cum singulari diligentia correcte. [Cologne] : [Henricus Quentell], [1491]; [2]. Liber yconomico[rum] Arestotelis tracta[n]s de gubernatio[n]e reru[m] domesticarum cu[m] [com]me[n]to magistri Ioha[n]nis Versoris legentium aspectibus multu[m] amenus. [Cologne] : [Heinrich Quentell], [approximately 1491]; [4]. Versor, Johannes. Questiones magistri Iohannis Versoris super metaphisicam Arestotelis cu[m] textu eiusdem. [Cologne] : [Heinrich Quentell], [between 1493 and 1494].
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Varying Form of Title:Libri politicorum Arestotelis cum commento multum vtili et compendioso magistri Iohannis Versoris
Other authors / contributors:William, of Moerbeke, approximately 1215-1286, translator.
Versor, Johannes, -approximately 1485, writer of commentary.
Quentell, Heinrich, -1501, printer.
McKeon, Richard (Richard Peter), 1900-1985, former owner.
Provenance:Some former owner's underscoring.
Decoration: Red initials; rubricated.
Binding: Panel-stamped pigskin over wooden boards; brass catches (1 missing) and clasps (1 missing); manuscript waste visible beneath spine; paper spine label with manuscript dates of printing.
Notes:Translated by Guilelmus de Moerbeka. Consult Incunabula short title catalogue.
Colophon, leaf cxxiii verso: Questiones venerabilis domini magistri Ioha[n]nis Versoris sup[er] octo libros politico[erum] Arestotel]is] cum textu eiusdem elaboratissime correcte, magna dilige[n]tiq[ue] cura impresse in alma ciuitate Coloniensi per Henricum Quentell anno incarnatio[n]is dominice M.ccccxcij octauo ydus Martij feliciter finem habent.
Signatures: A-X⁶.
Printed in 2 columns; 36 lines (text), 62 lines (commentary); Haebler, types 3:180G, 6:63G, 7:80G; capital spaces; woodcut initials.
Initials, initial guides; two columns per page.
Last leaf blank.
Incunabula short title catalogue, entry ia01026000
Gesamtkatalog der Wiegendrucke, entry 02444
Hain, L. Repertorium bibliographicum, entry 1769*
Goff, F.R. Incunabula in American libraries, entry A-1026
Catalogue of books printed in the XVth century now in the British Museum, I, page 276 (IB.4575)
Proctor, R. Index to the early printed books in the British Museum, entry 1307
Bayerische Staatsbibliothek Inkunabelkatalog, entry A-714
Catalogue of books printed in the fifteenth century now in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, entry A-414

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