Burlaeus, Gualtherus: De vita et moribus philosophorum.

[Nuremberg:  Anton Koberger, not after 1473]
Fol. [16 2-910 108].  [94] leaves (1/1, 10/5-8 blank).
ISTC ib01319000;  GW 5785;  Goff B1319;  BMC II 411 (IB. 7140);  Bod-inc B-610;  CIBN B-928;  BSB-Ink B-993.

Incomplete edition.  BSB-Ink dates [ca. 1472].

GIP number: B118
Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Ferguson An-y.5 (see main library entry for this item )
Provenance: Georg Franz Burkhard Kloss (1787-1854), physician, Frankfurt:  Kloss’s reference to Panzer’s Annales on front pastedown and a further bibliographical note, probably also by Kloss, on front flyleaf;  lot 953 in Catalogue of the library of Dr. Kloss, of Franckfort a M. ... (London:  Sotheby, 1835) - confirmed in a pencil note by John Ferguson on front pastedown;  evidence of a book-plate or book-label removed from front pastedown - probably that of Kloss.
H.W.L (fl. 1866):  initials on rear pastedown “H.W.L. Nov. 29. 1866” repeated on front pastedown and front fly leaf as “H.L. 11/66”.
James Elwin Millard (1823-1894), D.D., of Magdalen College, Oxford:  book-plate on front pastedown.
John Ferguson (1837-1916):  source unknown;  Ferguson’s acquisition date in pencil on free front endpaper “John Ferguson July 16 1883” together with his bibliographical notes on front pastedown;  "Kloss's copy" on front pastedown.
University of Glasgow:  Ferguson collection purchase, 1921.
Binding: 19th-century calf;  gilt bands on spine;  red-edged leaves;  beige silk bookmark.   Size:  284 x 212 mm.
Leaf size: 276 x 195 mm.
Annotations: Frequent marginal annotations throughout in a 15th/16th-century hand (many washed out);  occasional nota marks and manicules;  bibliographical note on free front endpaper referring to Dibdin’s Bibliotheca Spenceriana;  price “5.5.0” in ink on free front endpaper;  a bookseller’s catalogue slip (Thomas Arthur) pasted on to front pastedown, advertising a different edition of this work. 
Decoration: Some initials supplied in red up to 2/5v (f. 11v);  capital strokes supplied in red throughout.
Imperfections: Wanting the blank leaves 1/1 and 10/5-8.

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