Quaestionvm Et Commentariorum In Organon Aristotelis Pars Prima. [Pars Altera, Analytica. Pars Tertia, Topica]. Wilhelm HILDEN.
Quaestionvm Et Commentariorum In Organon Aristotelis Pars Prima. [Pars Altera, Analytica. Pars Tertia, Topica].
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Quaestionvm Et Commentariorum In Organon Aristotelis Pars Prima. [Pars Altera, Analytica. Pars Tertia, Topica].

Berlin, The Author‘s Press 1586-1585-1585.

Three volumes in one. 4to. [iix], 342, [2 blank]p. and [vii], 683 [r. 583]p. and [vii], 526, [2 blank]p. Diagrams, squares of opposition, first title in a white-line azured woodcut frame of the Virtues and interlacing strapwork.

CONTEMPORARY WITTENBERG BLIND-DECORATED PIGSKIN OVER BEVELLED WOODEN BOARDS BY HANS CISTLER (worn). Military and Virtue rolls surround the central panel stamps of Emperor Charles V (front) and Johann Friedrich I Elector of Saxony (rear; respectively Haebler, Rollen- und Plattenstempel I: 78,2, I: 72,4, I: 464,I and I: 464,IV), late 18th-century gilt-lettered red morocco label, evidence of clasps and catches.

Complete. Only Edition, ?second issue. Professor of logic and ethics, Hilden composed this massive commentary on Aristotelian logic while teaching at Leipzig, Frankfurt a.d. Oder and Berlin, where he established a private press and issued three books — his master work (the present blockbuster) and two slender texts. In good condition (slightly browned, minor stain to lower right corners), early paid cost of 2 R. 1 gr. noted on the front flyleaf.
¶Lohr, Latin Aristotle Commentaries II: 190,1; Crous, “Voltz, Hilden, Mellemann. Ein Beitrag zur Geschichte des Berliner Buchdrucks” in Gutenberg Jahrbuch 1930 227,2-3 & Abb. 1-2; Hoffmann, Bibliographisches Lexicon der…Litteratur der Griechen I: 360; VD 16 A 3525-26.

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