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.

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Uniform title:Oeconomica. Latin.
Imprint:[Cologne] : [Heinrich Quentell], [approximately 1491]
Description:[6] leaves ; 32 cm (folio)
Subject:Economics -- Early works to 1800.
Panel-stamped bindings (Binding)
Pigskin bindings (Binding)
Wooden boards (Binding)
Brass clasps (Binding)
Catches (Binding)
Manuscript waste (Binding)
Sammelbands (Provenance)
Underscoring (Provenance)
Incunabula -- Germany -- Cologne -- 1491.
Early works.
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 2 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]; [3]. Aristotle. Libri politico[rum] Arestotelis cum c[om]mento multu[m] vtili et compendioso magistri Iohannis Versoris. [Cologne] : [Heinrich Quentell], [8 March 1492]; [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:Liber yconomicorum Arestotelis tractans de gubernatione rerum domesticarum cum commento magistri Iohannis Versoris legentium aspectibus multum amenus
Other authors / contributors:Aristotle, attributed name.
Durandus, de Alvernia, approximately 1295-approximately 1329, translator.
Versor, Johannes, -approximately 1485, writer of commentary.
Quentell, Heinrich, -1501, printer.
McKeon, Richard (Richard Peter), 1900-1985, former owner.
Provenance: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 Durandus de Alvernia. Consult Incunabula short title catalogue.
Imprint from Incunabula short title catalogue.
Signatures: a⁶.
Printed in 2 columns; 64 lines (text), 39 lines (commentary); Haebler, types 3:180G, 6:63G, 7:80G; capital spaces; woodcut initial.
Incunabula short title catalogue, entry ia01010000
Gesamtkatalog der Wiegendrucke, entry 2431
Hain, L. Repertorium bibliographicum, entry 1773*
Goff, F.R. Incunabula in American libraries, entry A-1010
Catalogue of books printed in the XVth century now in the British Museum, I, 279 (IB.4797)
Proctor, R. Index to the early printed books in the British Museum, entry 1390
Bayerische Staatsbibliothek Inkunabelkatalog, entry A-722

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