Aristoteles - Faber Stapulensis
Politicorum libri … — Paris 1526980 €
In hoc libro contenta. Politicorum libri Octo. Oeconomicorum Duo. Hecatonomiarum Septem. Oeconomiarum publ. Unus. Explanationis Leonardi in oeconomica. Duo. — Parisiis, ex officina Simonis Colinaei, 1526 [Colophon: Absolvit Simon Colinaeus Anno M.D.XVI. Pridie Calen. Maii [30. April 1526].
Folio (300 x 203 mm). *6 a-z8 &10 (but lacking blank &10): (6) leaves, 193, (1) pp. Title within Colines’s Aristoteles border showing Aristotle, Pythagoras, Socrates, Plato, Cicero, Seneca, used only on his editions of Aristotle. Arms of the University of Paris at the top and Colines’s rabbits at the bottom. 19th century blindstamped calf.
First quire with a small hole and loss of a few letters (see photo). Slight watemargin to outer margin of the first 30 leaves, and to the very last leaf.
Provenance: L. Desmoulins in manuscript and a repeated stamp in black and red Ludovicus DeMoulins on title. A few contemporary marginal annotations at the beginning – to me these seem to be written in the same hand as the name on title.
Each chapter of Aristotle’s text followed by the large commentarius and annotationes by Lefèvre d’Etaples. – Moreau III 914; Renouard (Colines) 76f. and p. 32 with a reproduction of the woodcut title-border, which was used for Colines‘ philosophy books only; not in Adams.