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Introduction to the SIL Incunabula CollectionExplore the Incunabula CollectionVisit the Dibner Library of the History of Science and Technology

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Author: Nicolas d'Orbelles
Short Title: Compendium in mathematicam, physicam et metaphysicam (1485)
Title: Incipit compe[n]diu[m] dignissimu[m] [et] vtilissimu[m] considerat[i]onis matematice quo ad aritmetrica[m] [et] geometria[m] [secundu]m ea que sunt necessaria naturalibus [et] sup[er]naturalibus scientiis M. Nicolai d[e] Orbellis p[ro]uincie Turonie ordinis Minorum theologi solennissimi.
Imprint: Bologna: p[er] Magistru[m] Henricu[m] de Haerlem, anno Domini 1485.
Comments and Notes: ISTC uses author form: Orbellis, Nicolaus de. In three parts, the first two of which comprise the first volume. The colophons read: I) Henricus de Harlem; II) Henricus de Harlem and Matthaeus Crescentinus. Title from incipit (leaf a2 [signed a1] recto). Imprint from colophon (leaf n7 recto). "Petrus Almadianus Uiterbiensis phi. cultor. Nycolao Dor. Gallico. F."--Opening to prefatory poem, leaf [a1] recto (i.e. recto of first leaf, unsigned). A companion work to Orbellis's Expositio in duodecim libros Metaphysicae Aristotelis secundum viam Scoti (Bologna : Henricus de Haerlem and Matthaeus Crescentinus, 31 March 1485). Signatures: a-n8. Text printed in double columns; 34 lines per page. Guide-letters. Final leaf (n8) is blank. Extensive marginal ms. annotations in ink. Ten blank pages with old ms. indexes written in ink have been inserted at front of volume. Bookplate: Burndy Library ... gift of Bern Dibner. Bound in half-vellum over paste-paper boards; title inked on spine, which reads: D'Orbellis. Matematica--Aritmetica--Geometria.
Smithsonian Call Number: QA32 .O64 1485
ISTC
Goff
Hain-Copinger
GW
Proctor
Polain
UKBYIO00073000-B
O-0073