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PML 1129-30
Venetiis : ub domo Aldi Manutii, calendis Iunii M.III D [1 June 1497].
1, [1], 226, 116, 42, 12, 121, [1] leaves ; 32 cm (fol.)
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Purchased with the Toovey collection, 1899.

Imprint from colophon (leaf 3P[omicron]10r): "Excriptum Venetiis in domo Aldi Manutii Cale[n]dis Iunii. M.III D."
Printed in Manutius's types 1:146Gr, 2:114R, and 7:114Gk.
Collation: [1]² 3a[alpha]-3z[psi]⁸ 3&[omega]⁸ 3[Alpha]-3[Beta]⁸ 3C[Gamma]⁸ 3D[Delta]¹⁰; 3[Alpha]a-3[Mu]m⁸ 3[Nu]n-3[Xi]o¹⁰; [alpha]a-[delta]d⁸ [epsilon]e¹⁰; a[alpha]-b[beta]⁸ 3A[alpha]-3O[xi]⁸ 3P[omicron]¹⁰: 520 leaves, leaf [1]/2 blank.
Paper format: Super-chancery folio.
Edited, with prefatory letter, by Aldus Manutius.
Chronologically the fourth of the five volumes of Aristotle issued by Aldo Manuzio, but considered by him to form the third.
Errors in foliation.
Woodcut headpieces and initials.
PML copy leaf dimensions: vol. 1 (PML 1130): 30.7 x 21 cm. and vol 2 (PML 1129): 30.7 x 21.2 cm.

16th-century French (Paris) gold tooled brown calf over paper boards (PML 1130: 31 x 22 cm.; PML 1129: 31 x 21.6 cm.), sewn on 4 supports by Claude de Picques (ca. 1501-1574/78; reliure du roi, 1555-74/78); repaired by Sanford & Clarke. Plain paper pastedowns; plain endbands; gilt edges. 14th/15th-century French manuscript waste used as spine reinforcement, partially visible under pastedowns.
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Aristotelis Opera Graece.

Joseph Juste Scaliger (1540-1609) (cited in Heber catalogue), Scaliger sale, Leyden, 11 March 1609, p. 10; Gerard Meerman (1722-1771) and Johann Meerman (1753-1815), Bibliotheca Meermanniana sale, The Hague, 1824, p. 216, no. 466; Richard Heber (1773-1833), Bibliotheca Heberiana sale, Sotheby's, Part I, 10 April 1834, lot 503, purchased by Payne and Foss; Mr. Miller of Lincoln's Inn (maybe William Henry Miller (d. 1848) or John Miller (d. 1841), see Acheson note); Archibald Acheson, Earl of Gosford (1806-1864), bibliographical note citing earlier provenance (formerly in box with PML 1126, now in departmental file), purchased from Bohn, entire library purchased in 1878 by: James Toovey (1814-1893), bookplate (front pastedown, PML 1126), through inheritance to his son: Charles J. Toovey (1848-1925), entire library purchased in 1899 by: Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), purchased with the Toovey collection, 1899.