In hoc opere contenta Arithmetica decem libris demonstrata ; Musica libris demonstrata quattuor ; Epitome i[n duos] libros arithmeticos diui Seuerini Boetij ; Rithmimachie ludus q[ui] [et] pugna nu[m]ero[rum] appella[tur].

Accession number: 
PML 24643
Author: 
Jordanus, Nemorarius, active 13th century.
Description: 
[72] leaves : ill. (woodcuts, diagrams) ; 29 cm. (fol.)
Credit Line: 
Purchased in 1927.
Notes: 

Title from caption, leaf a1r.
Imprint from colophon, leaf i8v..
Printed in Higman and Hopyl types 5:63/64G and 8:82G.
Signatures: a-i⁸: 72 leaves.
Paper format: Chancery folio.
Edited with commentary by Jacques Le Fèvre, who is also the author of the other works mentioned on the title page. The Rithmimachiae ludus is most probably by Le Fèvre, although it has been attributed to John Shirwood, Bp. of Durham.
"Jacobi Fabri Stapulensis Elementa musicalia" : leaves [41-64].
"Jacobi Fabri Stapulensis Epitome in duos libros arithmeticos diui Seuerini Boecij": leaves [65-70].
Capital spaces, with guide letters.
PML copy leaf dimensions: 28 x 20.5 cm.

Binding: 
19th-century half calf, with paste paper sides, over paper boards (28.5 x 21.5 cm), sewn on 5 supports. Plain paper pastedowns and endleaves; decorative endbands; red edges.
Variant Title: 

Elementa arithmetices

Inscriptions/Markings: 

Hand decoration: Rubrication unrealized. Annotations: No marginal notations in text.

Provenance: 
Basel, Öffentliche Bibliothek, stamps: Bibl. Publ. Basiliensis (now the Universitätsbibliothek, leaves a1r and i8v); Pierpont Morgan Library, purchased from Lathrop C. Harper, Inc., June 1927.
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