Bricot, Thomas: Insolubilia; Obligationes.
Paris: [André Bocard], 1498.
4to. a-b8 c-d6 e8.  leaves (e8 blank).
Woodcut initials; woodcut printer’s device.
ISTC ib01197600; GW 5525.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll BC33-d.8 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Bound with:||The second of eight incunabula bound together. Bound with: (1) Magistri, Martinus, Expositio super Praedicabilia Porphyrii. Paris: Félix Baligault, for Durand Gerlier, 27 Mar. 1499 (M3); (3) Limos, Andreas, Dubia in insolubilibus. Paris: Félix Baligault, for Gilles de Gourmont, 30 Oct. 1499 (L26); (4) Alliaco, Petrus de, Conceptus et insolubilia. Paris: Guy Marchant, 29 Jan. 1498/99 (A45); (5) Buridanus, Johannes, Sophismata. Paris: Félix Baligault, 20 Nov. 1493 (B115); (6) Alliaco, Petrus de, Tractatus exponibilium. Paris: Antoine Caillaut, [ca. 1497] (A49); (7) Buridanus, Johannes, Consequentiae. Paris: Antoine Caillaut [ca. 1495] (B113); (8) Buridanus, Johannes, Consequentiae. Paris: Guy Marchant, 10 Jan. 1498/99 (B114).|
|Provenance:||Anthonius Rogant/Rogantus (fl. 1537), of Montpellier: on d2r “Rogãt de’ mõtepessulano”; on b4v “Anthonius Rogant”; the same name in variant forms appearing at the end of many chapters and also on a1r (deleted).
Petrus Chabrias (fl. 1537): inscription on a1r “Πετρος Χαβριας Σικυλος bonę fidei domin[us]” (Σικυλος partially erased); on e7v “Chabrias”.
Frater Joannes Batt[ist]a(?) (16th century): probable owner – inscription “Ad vsu[m] fratris Jo: Battãe a Calatagne” on a1r of first item in volume.
Naples, Capuchins, S. Ephrem and BVM (founded 1572, suppressed 1863): probable owner; on a1r of first item is a circular book-stamp ‘BIBLIOTECAE CAPVCCINORVM CONCEPTIONIS NEAPOLIS’ heavily scored through in ink and, on the same page, a partially deleted manuscript inscription indicating the same ownership; see www.bnnonline.it/index.php?it/324/possessori/possessori_508e7ec2a179d/58
William Laing (1764-1832), Edinburgh bookseller: possibly sold book to Richard Heber – see below.
Richard Heber (1774-1833), book collector: lot 5288 in Bibliotheca Heberiana, Pt. 5 (London: Wheatley, 1835); sold for £0.2.0 according to the priced copy of the Heber sale catalogue in the British Library (shelfmark RAR 002.092 Heb), which also records that Heber himself paid £0.3.0 for the book - corroborated by a note in ink by Heber on front flyleaf “Feb. 181[2?] Laing(?) Sale of Imp[ortant](?) Books - 3 -”.
Sir William Hamilton (1788-1856), Professor of Logic and Metaphysics, University of Edinburgh: purchased at the Heber sale, with Hamilton’s pencil note on front flyleaf “Hebers Sale 2/”.
University of Glasgow: Hamilton collection donation, 1878.
|Binding:||Italy, 16th/17th-century parchment; faded ink spine title and shelfmark “148” at foot of spine, faded unread lettering at head of spine; front endpapers replaced in late 19th or early 20th century. Size: 215 x 145 mm.|
|Leaf size:||203 x 135 mm.|
|Annotations:||Copious marginal annotations, possibly in the hand of Anthonius Rogant. Some underlining in red ink in colophon.|
|Decoration:||Title on a1r washed with light brown ink; green colouring added to printer’s device on a1r.|
|Imperfections:||Wanting the blank leaf e8.|