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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: Scot, Michael, ca. 1175-ca. 1234
Short Title: Physionomia (1485)
Title: Liber phisionomie Magistri Michaelis Scoti.
Imprint: Cologne: [Johann Guldenschaff, between 1480 and 1485]
Comments and Notes: Place of publication and name of publisher from Goff. Approximate dates of publication given as "c. 1480" in Reichling, "c. 1483" in Copinger, and "about 1485" in Goff. Incipit (leaf a4 recto) reads: Incipit Liber phisionomie: quem co[m]pilauit magister Michael Scotus ad preces domini Frederici Romano[rum] imperatoris ... Colophon (leaf i6 verso) reads: Michaelis Scoti De procreatione et homi[ni]s phisionomia opus feliciter finit. Signatures: a-g8 h-i6. Leaves printed on both sides, 26-27 lines per page. Spaces left for initials. Imperfect copy: leaves b1-b8 wanting. Bookplate: Burndy Library ... gift of Bern Dibner. Illegible ms. notes on final p. Decorated printed paperboard binding; binder's title reads: Michael Scotus, Physionomiae, c. 1483.
Smithsonian Call Number: BF840 .S42 1480
ISTC
Goff
Hain-Copinger
GW
Proctor
Polain
UKBYIM00553000-B
M-0553
 
 
 
 

Author: Scot, Michael, ca. 1175-ca. 1234
Short Title: Physionomia (1486)
Title: Incipit liber phisionomiae / quem compilauit Magister Michael Scotus ad preces D. Federici Romanorum imperatoris.
Imprint: Venice: [Joannes Rubeus Vercellensis, between 1486 and 1499]
Comments and Notes: Title from incipit (leaf a4 recto). Imprint from Goff. Colophon (leaf f7 verso) reads: Michaelis Scoti De procreatione & hominis phisionomia opus feliciter finit. Signatures: a-f8. Leaves printed on both sides; 32 lines per page. Leaves a1 and f8 are blank. Spaces left for initials. Imperfect copy: Leaf f7 wanting, replaced by photocopies; leaves a1 and f8 (both blank) are wanting; the lettering on leaves e1 and e2 differs greatly from the rest of the text, indicating that these leaves may have been recopied (perhaps by hand) and inserted later. Initial letter of incipit supplied in red and black ink. Bookplate: Burndy Library ... gift of Bern Dibner. Old ms. annotations in ink; some affected by cropped margins. Old limp vellum binding; title inked on spine; in modern buckram box.
Smithsonian Call Number: BF840 .S42 1486
ISTC
Goff
Hain-Copinger
GW
Proctor
Polain
 
M-0557
 
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