Aesopus: Aesopus moralisatus [Latin]. With commentary "Graecia disciplinarum mater ..." and interlinear gloss in Latin. 

[Cologne:  Heinrich Quentell], 23 Mar. 1489.
4to.   a8 b-f6 g4.   [42] leaves.
ISTC ia00131000; GW 406; Goff A131; BMC I 274 (IA. 4540); CIBN A-77; BSB-Ink A-80.

Metrical version of Fabulae lib. I-IV by Anonymus Neveleti (Gualtherus Anglicus?).

GIP number: A13
Shelf-mark: Sp Coll BD7-e.17 (see main library entry for this item)
Provenance: Friedrich Georg Hermann Culemann (1811-1886), printer, Senator, in Hannover:  lot 37 (“Aesopus moralizatus cum bono Commento 'uncut Impressus Anno' 1489”) in 'Catalogue of a bibliotheca typographica ... which will be sold by auction, by ... Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge ... 7th day of February, 1870 ...' [London:  1870];  sold for £0.6.6 to the bookseller, Thomas Arthur, according to the digitized Bodleian copy of the sale catalogue (, accessed Feb. 2019).
Thomas Arthur (fl. 1856-1876), bookseller, London:  sold book to William Euing.
William Euing (1788-1874), insurance broker, Glasgow:  purchased from Arthur 2 May 1870 according to Euing’s pencil acquisition note with price code on a1r “2 5 70 ad/ Arthur” together with his inventory number “No  4792”;  acquisition details confirmed in Euing’s acquisitions inventory (University of Glasgow Library, MS Euing 49).
University of Glasgow:  Euing bequest, 1874.
Binding: Scotland, 19th-century dark green calf decorated with a double blind fillet, a small fleuron at each corner;  top edge gilt;  marbled endpapers;  binder’s ticket on verso of front free endpaper “J. Carss & Co., Bookbinders, 31, Argyll Street, Glasgow.”   Size:  211 x 151 mm.
Leaf size: 206 x 143 mm.
Annotations: 19th-century pencil numbering on a1v “105/3” and pencil note “Aug 29/72 3/6” on rear free endpaper probably both relate to the Carss binding.
Decoration: Initials, capital strokes, paragraph marks supplied in red throughout.
Imperfections: None.

Rubricated initials and paragraph marks in Aesopus