The Resource Incipit liber Geber

Incipit liber Geber

Label
Incipit liber Geber
Title
Incipit liber Geber
Title variation
Liber Geber
Creator
Contributor
Printer
Subject
Genre
Language
lat
Member of
Cataloging source
PPC
Citation location within source
  • G-112
  • G-49
  • IV, p. 124 (IA. 19199)
  • 10566
  • 4185
  • 441.1
Citation source
  • Goff
  • BSB-Ink.
  • BM 15th cent.
  • GW
  • IGI
  • Klebs
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
13th cent
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Geber
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
fl. 1480-1510
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Silber, Eucharius
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Alchemy
  • Alchemy
  • Stillé, Alfred, 1813-1900, Estate of [Former Owner] (CPP)
Label
Incipit liber Geber
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Consists of Geber's Summa perfectionis magisterii, cap. i-lxxxi (leaves [2]-[95]); Liber trium verborum, cap. lxxxii-lxxxxix (leaves [95]-[99]); Epistola Alexandri imperatoris (leaves [99]-[106]); Liber investigationis magisterii per Geber (leaves [106]-[115]); and six alchemical poems in Latin and Italian (leaves [115]-[121])
  • Title from incipit on leaf [2]
  • Imprint from BSB-Ink. GW dates about 1486-88; Goff about 1483-90; and IGI about 1500
  • Signatures: [1]-[14]€ [15]l° (first leaf blank)
  • Chancery quarto. 25 lines to a full page; area of text: 139 x 88 mm. Initial spaces with guide-letters. Without signatures, foliation or catchwords. Register on last leaf
  • Bookseller's catalog entry for this volume (assigning the work to G. Herolt, ca. 1486) pasted to front free endpaper
Control code
000148574
Dimensions
21 cm. (4to).
Extent
[122] leaves (the first blank)
Note
  • Imperfect: leaf [57] wanting. First leaf (blank) torn off at inner margin and reattached with cloth tape.
  • Without rubrication.
  • Library's copy has a few early underlines and Latin ms. notes in margins and mathematical calculations on the final pastedown. Early shelfmark and list of contents on front pastedown; early ms. inscription, now faded to illegibility, on leaf [1]; ink drawing, probably of distillation equipment, on verso of last leaf. Foliated in ms., omitting the first blank in the sequence.
  • Library's copy has the following birth notice on the verso of the last leaf: Adi 30 de 7embre nel 1578 Naque Jeronimo figliolo de iaco montino de martidi tra le quartodici e le quinice ora era il tempo noueletto ed al quanto uento.
  • Presented to the College of Physicians of Philadelphia by the estate of Dr. Alfred Stillé prior to 25 Aug. 1909.
  • Bound in early full Venetian calf with blind-tooling on covers and spine; 2 raised bands on spine. Leather dressed on 2 Feb. 1966. Housed in brown cloth clamshell.
  • Leaf size: 199 x 141 mm.
  • Photostat available.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 148574
  • 153540
Label
Incipit liber Geber
Publication
Note
  • Consists of Geber's Summa perfectionis magisterii, cap. i-lxxxi (leaves [2]-[95]); Liber trium verborum, cap. lxxxii-lxxxxix (leaves [95]-[99]); Epistola Alexandri imperatoris (leaves [99]-[106]); Liber investigationis magisterii per Geber (leaves [106]-[115]); and six alchemical poems in Latin and Italian (leaves [115]-[121])
  • Title from incipit on leaf [2]
  • Imprint from BSB-Ink. GW dates about 1486-88; Goff about 1483-90; and IGI about 1500
  • Signatures: [1]-[14]€ [15]l° (first leaf blank)
  • Chancery quarto. 25 lines to a full page; area of text: 139 x 88 mm. Initial spaces with guide-letters. Without signatures, foliation or catchwords. Register on last leaf
  • Bookseller's catalog entry for this volume (assigning the work to G. Herolt, ca. 1486) pasted to front free endpaper
Control code
000148574
Dimensions
21 cm. (4to).
Extent
[122] leaves (the first blank)
Note
  • Imperfect: leaf [57] wanting. First leaf (blank) torn off at inner margin and reattached with cloth tape.
  • Without rubrication.
  • Library's copy has a few early underlines and Latin ms. notes in margins and mathematical calculations on the final pastedown. Early shelfmark and list of contents on front pastedown; early ms. inscription, now faded to illegibility, on leaf [1]; ink drawing, probably of distillation equipment, on verso of last leaf. Foliated in ms., omitting the first blank in the sequence.
  • Library's copy has the following birth notice on the verso of the last leaf: Adi 30 de 7embre nel 1578 Naque Jeronimo figliolo de iaco montino de martidi tra le quartodici e le quinice ora era il tempo noueletto ed al quanto uento.
  • Presented to the College of Physicians of Philadelphia by the estate of Dr. Alfred Stillé prior to 25 Aug. 1909.
  • Bound in early full Venetian calf with blind-tooling on covers and spine; 2 raised bands on spine. Leather dressed on 2 Feb. 1966. Housed in brown cloth clamshell.
  • Leaf size: 199 x 141 mm.
  • Photostat available.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 148574
  • 153540

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