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Mensa philosophica

Mensa philosophica
  • Variously attributed to Michael Scot and to Theobaldus Anguilbertus.--Cf. Brunet, v.3, col. 1635-1636
  • This edition, for the most part, is a page by page reprint of Conrad Winter's ca. 1480 Cologne edition (Goff M-491), with the addition of a title leaf.--Cf. BM 15th cent
  • Imprint from Goff
  • Colophon reads: Presens liber que[m] mensa[m] philosophica[m] vocant: vnicuiq[ue] p[er]utilis: co[m]pendiose p[er]tractans in p[ri]mis q[uo]d in co[n]uiuijs p[ro] cibis et potibus sumendu[m] est. deinde qui sermones illis [secundu]m exigentia[m] p[er]sonaru[m] habe[n]di su[n]t: et que q[ue]stiones discutie[n]de: q[ue] insup[er] facetie siue ioci intersere[n]di Feliciter explicit
  • Signatures: a¡ b-f€ g¡ h-l€ m-n¡; a2, b2, and b4 not signed; b3 missigned b2
  • Chancery quarto, 26 lines and headline; area of text: 143 (150) x 86 mm. Table printed in 2 columns. With initial spaces; without foliation and catchwords. Headline gives book number
  • Bearer type impression on title leaf
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22 cm. (4to).
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[96] leaves
  • Rubrication: Initials, paragraph marks, and underlinings supplied in red.
  • Foliated in ms., with occasional ms. annotations and fists in margins and underlinings in text. Latin inscription on title leaf claims the author is a heretic.
  • Purchased by the College of Physicians of Philadelphia on 6 Feb. 1918.
  • Bound in a leaf from a medieval Latin ms. (paragraph marks supplied in alternating red and blue, and capital strokes supplied in red) of a religious text on purgatory; over paper boards.
  • Leaf size: 208 x 140 mm. Small tear on title leaf mended.
  • Photostat available.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 108432
  • 108584
  • (OCoLC)ocm20243255

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