Aristotelis Stagyritae libri De coelo IIII / Argiropilo interprete ; De Generatione II / Nypho interprete ; Meteororum IIII / Boetio interprete adiectis Eckij commentarijs.

[Augsburg] : Excusa in officina Sigismundi Grim[m] medicinae doctoris & Marci Vuyrsung August[a]e Vindelico[rum], anno virginei partus 1519, decimo quinto Kalen[das] Iun. [18 May 1519].
CXXV, [1] leaves : ill. (woodcuts) ; 32 cm (fol.)

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Standardized Title:
Works. Selections. Latin
Other Title:
Libri De coelo IIII
annu exmi mine (3) 1519
Astronomy, Greek.
Cosmology -- Early works to 1800.
Ontology -- Early works to 1800.
Reproduction -- Early works to 1800.
Meteorology -- Early works to 1800.
America -- Early accounts to 1600.
Place of Publication:
Germany Augsburg.
Imprint from colophon.
Signatures: a-x⁶.
Commentaries by Johann Eck on Aristotle's "De coelo" "De generatione" and "Meteorologica" with the texts in Latin translations by Argyropoulos, Nifo and Guillaume de Moerbeke respectively. "Meteorologica" is actually translated by Guillaume de Moerbeke not Boethius as recorded on title page.
Publisher's armorial device on recto of final leaf.
Titles and translators' names on title page arranged in 2 columns between words "Libri" and "interprete."
Half page vignette on title page is arms of the dedicatee (Georg von Limburg, Bishop of Bamburg) attributed to H. Burgkmair. Last leaf blank except for armorial device of Grimm and Wirsung. Cf. C. Dodgson, Catalogue of early German and Flemish woodcuts, v. 2, p. 150, no. 12.
Works mentions New World, "Americus Vespucius," on leaf 35v, 36.
Local notes:
Culture Class Collection copy has stamp "Bibliotheca Stamsensis" on title page possibly from the Cistercian monastery library (Zisterzienserstift Stams) at Stams (Austria)
Culture Class Collection copy has label with ms. shelf mark(?) on front pastedown.
Culture Class Collection copy bound with 2 additional works by Aristotle: Aristotelis Stagyritae acroases Physicae libri VIII. In Augusta Vindelica : In Sigismundi Grim[m] medici & Marci Vuirsung officina, mense Iunio anno grati[ae] MDXVIII [June 1518] -- Aristotelis Stagyritae philosophi, De anima libri III. [Augsburg] : Excusa in officina Sigismundi Grym[m] medici & Marci VVirsung Augustae Vindelicorum, decimosexto Cal. Apriles, anno ... MDXX [17 Mar. 1520].
Culture Class Collection copy has 2 copies of this work consecutively bound together in volume.
Culture Class Collection copy half bound in blind-stamped pigskin over wooden boards; clasps retained.
Penn Provenance:
Zisterzienserstift Stams (stamp) (Culture Class Collection copy)
Bibliotheca Stamsensis (stamp) (Culture Class Collection copy)
Cistercians (Stams, Austria) (former owner) (stamp) (Culture Class Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
Cited in:
Panzer, G.W. Annales typographici VI, 155, no. 156
Proctor, R. Index to the early printed books in the British Museum, 10900
Index Aureliensis 107.853
VD 16 A3379
Metzler, J. Orationes funebres in Ioannis Eckii, p. 80, 22
BM STC, German, 1455-1600 p. 41
Hoffmann, S.F.W. Lexicon bibliographicum, I, 340
Riley, L. Aristotle texts and commentaries in Univ. of Pennsylvania Library, 68
Shaaber, M.A. 16th cent. imprints, A437-438
Lawn, Brian. Catalogus Bibliotheca Lawnianae, p.22
Argyropoulos, Iōannēs, -1486.
Nifo, Agostino, approximately 1473-1545?
Boethius, -524.
Willem, van Moerbeke, approximately 1215-1286.
Eck, Johann, 1486-1543.
Grimm, Siegmund, -1530, printer.
Wirsung, Marx, printer.
Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Greek Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Libri de generatione II Nypho interprete.
Libri meteororum IIII Boetio interprete.