Logica magistri Petri Mantuani.

Petrus Mantuanus, d. 1400.
Other Title:
Goff title: Logica
Impressum Venetiis : Per Symonem a[lia]s Beuilaqua Papien[sem], 1492 die primo decembris [1 Dec. 1492]
[190] leaves ; 21 cm. (4to)
finp i*f- eseq buca (C) 1492 (A)
Logic -- Early works to 1800.
Incunabula -- Italy -- Venice -- 1492.
Place of Publication:
Italy Venice.
Title from title leaf (leaf a1r).
Imprint from colophon on leaf q9v, which reads: Explicit scriptum de insta[n]ti Illustris philosophi & medici mag[ist]ri Apollinaris Offredi cum suppositionibus eiusdem. accuratissime emendatum per eximium Artium doctorem magistrum Ioannem Maria[m] Mapellum Vincentinum Impressum Venetiis per Symonem a[lia]s beuilaqua Papien[sem]. 1492 die primo decembris.
Chancery quarto, printed in double columns. Leaf a1v: 49 lines, plus headline; area of text: 162 (171) x 120 mm.; col. width: 58 mm. Initial spaces, most with guide letters. Printed paragraph marks. With signatures; without foliation or catchwords. Register on leaf q10r.
Signatures: a-p⁸ q¹⁰.
"Add: Apollinaris Offredus: De primo et ultimo instanti ad defensionem communis opinionis adversus Petrum Mantuanum."--ISTC.
Both works edited by Johannes Maria Mapellus; cf. explicit on leaf n4v ("Explicit logica subtilissimi logici magistri Petri mantuani accuratissime eme[n]data per eximiu[m] artiu[m] doctore[m] mag[ist]r[u]m Ioa[n]nem mariam Mapellum Vince[n]tinum.") and colophon on leaf q9v.
Incipit of De primo et ultimo instanti ad defensionem communis opinionis adversus Petrum Mantuanum on leaf n4v reads: Illustris philosophi & medici Appollinaris Offredi cremone[n]sis de primo & vltimo i[n]stanti in defensione[m] co[mmun]is opinionis aduersus Petrum Mantuanum feliciter incipit.
Local notes:
Leaf size: 200 x 148 mm.
Penn Libraries copy without rubrication.
Penn Libraries copy has 2 ms. inscriptions ("Nr. 11" and "B.S.[...].M N") in brown ink on front pastedown; ms. shelf-mark(?) ("XXV. IV. io.") at foot of title leaf; some early ms. marginal annotations and a few marginal marks in text; ms. pagination ("i"-"i65" with errors) in head outer corners of leaves a2r-q9v.
Penn Libraries copy has on front free endpaper the autograph ("M. O. Davidson. Fordham. G.Idl.") in pencil of Matthias Oliver Davidson (1819-1872), partially overwritten by another autograph ("Geo T. Davidson") in ink of his son, George Trimble Davidson (b. 1863); ms. gift inscription ("Geo. T. Davidson from Father") in the hand of George Trimble Davidson on back pastedown.
Penn Libraries copy has early ms. ownership inscription ("Ad vsu[m] fr[atr]is antho[n]ini de stilo") on title leaf.
Penn Libraries copy has remains of unidentified bookplate affixed to front pastedown.
Penn Libraries copy has 2 paper slips, each with bookseller's printed description (of this copy?) affixed to front pastedown.
Penn Libraries copy bound in full parchment; two raised bands on spine; black leather spine label with author's name, title and imprint ("PETRI MANTUANI LOGICA VENETIIS 1492") stamped in gold; round, now green paper spine label with ms. shelf-mark ("187") at head of spine; all edges red (now faded).
Penn Libraries copy has wormhole in inner margin of leaves c6-h8; wormhole in central portino of leaves c7-f5 with occasional damage to text; wormhole in head margin of leaves h4-q10; wormholes in inner margin of leaves m5-q10.
Penn Provenance:
Davidson, Matthias Oliver (autograph) (inscription)
Davidson, George Trimble (autograph) (inscription)
Stilo, Anthoninus de (former owner) (inscription)
Penn Chronology:
1492 (1 Dec.)
Cited in:
Goff P-501
GW M32624
Walsh, J.E. 15th cent. printed books, S1-2508.5
ISTC ip00501000
Offredus, Apollinaris, 15th cent.
Bevilaqua, Simon, fl. 1485-1518, printer.
Incunable Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Early Venetian Imprint Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
De primo et ultimo instanti ad defensionem communis opinionis adversus Petrum Mantuanum.
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