Abraham ibn Ezra: De luminaribus et diebus criticis.

[Padua:  Matthaeus Cerdonis], 7 Feb. 1482/83.
4to.   [16].   [6] leaves, the last blank.
ISTC ia00009100;  Goff A6;  GW 112.

Shelf-mark: Sp Coll BD7-f.13 (see main library entry for this item)
Bound with: The fourth of four incunabula bound together.   Bound with:  (1) Regiomontanus, Johannes, Kalendarium.  Venice:  Erhard Ratdolt, 9 Aug. 1482;  (2) Johannes de Sacro Bosco, Sphaera mundi.  Venice:  Erhard Ratdolt, 6 July 1482;  (3) Alchabitius, Libellus isagogicus.  Venice:  Erhard Ratdolt, 16 Jan. 1482.
Provenance: Thomas Arthur (fl. 1856-1876), bookseller, London:  sold book to William Euing.
William Euing (1788-1874), insurance broker, Glasgow:  purchased from Arthur 28 Sept. 1866 according to Euing’s pencil acquisition note with price on front pastedown “28 9 66 Arthur £1-11-6”;  Euing’s pencil inventory number on [a1r] “No 3096”;  source confirmed in Euing’s acquisitions inventory (University of Glasgow Library, MS Euing 49).
University of Glasgow:  presented by Euing in 1872 according to University Library bookplate on front pastedown.
Binding: 19th-century, varnished(?) paper-covered boards with watermark discernible of the sun with a human face (below which are the letters “A” and “C”?), brown calf spine.   Size:  198 x 149 mm.
Leaf size: 196 x 142 mm.
Annotations: Marginal annotations throughout in a 16th-century hand;  frequent “nota” marks and pointing hands;  three-line initial “D” and three-line initial “A” on 1/1r supplied in brown ink;  three-line initial “S” on 1/1v supplied in brown ink.
Decoration: None.
Imperfections: Wanting the final blank leaf.

 

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