Burlaeus, Gualtherus: De vita et moribus philosophorum.
[Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, not after 1473]
Fol. [16 2-910 108].  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].
|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.|