Fiera, Baptista: Coena, sive De cibariorum virtutibus.
Add: Pomponius Laetus.
[Paris: Jodocus Badius Ascensius, 1503?]
4to. A8 B4 C8.  fo. II - Fo. XIX,  leaves.
ISTC if00166000; Goff F166; Polain(B) 1482; GW 3262; GW VIII col. 420.
BL copy originally assigned to Venice, but reassigned to Jodocus Badius Ascensius at Paris. GW assigns to Félix Baligault and Goff to [Venice: Georgius Cristner?]
GW attributed authorship to Baptista Mantuanus in error.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Ferguson An-c.39 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Variants:||A2r, line 1: “ ... Georgii” not as Polain (B) “ ... Georgij”; C7r, final line: “ ... conſummata ...” not as Polain(B) “... consummatum ...”|
|Provenance:||Wilfrid Michael Voynich (1865-1930), bookseller, London: sold book to John Ferguson.
John Ferguson (1837-1916), Professor of Chemistry, University of Glasgow: Ferguson’s date of acquisition note in pencil on front pastedown “JF 7 i 1911” and his note of his supplier on rear pastedown “W.M.V.”
University of Glasgow: Ferguson collection purchase, 1921.
|Binding:||England, early 20th-century half vellum, marbled paper sides; earlier red-edging of leaves retained; rear flyleaf has watermark “ALDWYCH”. Size: 197 x 138 mm.|
|Leaf size:||189 x 135 mm.|
|Annotations:||Early 20th-century pencil numbers “” and “a5030/2” on front pastedown; price code "f/f-" in pencil on rear pastedown.|
|Decoration:||Printed guide-letters “ſ” on A2r and “a” on A3r enclosed within a square whose sides are made up of three coloured stripes (red, yellow, red).|