Biblia latina.

[Vicenza]: Leonardus Achates de Basilea, 10 May 1476.
Fol. π4 a-i10 k6 l-r1010 ſ10 s8 t-u6 v8 x-z1010 A-C8 D-G10 H8 I-K6 L8 M12;  2A-D10 2E-G8 2H10 2I12 2K-M10 N-O10 P14.  [492] leaves (π4, M1, 2K10, P1 blank).
ISTC ib00549000;  GW 4224;  Goff B549;  BMC VII 1031 (IB. 31709);  Bod-inc B-258.

Signatures individually stamped in the extreme lower right corner of leaves in quires a-z;  after the first alphabet they appear to have been set further out on the margin.

Two copies held by the University of Glasgow.

Copy 1

GIP number: B48/1
Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Hunterian Bw.2.8 (see main library entry for this item)
Note: Printer's pin-holes visible.
Note: None of the stamped signatures after the first alphabet survives intact.
Provenance: Louis Jean Gaignat (1697-1768), Secretary to King Louis XV:  Gaignat sale, 1769;  lot 25 in Guillaume de Bure, Bibliographie instructive: supplément ... ou catalogue des livres de feu M. L.J. Gaignat, 2 vols (Paris: 1769).
William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist:  purchased by Hunter at the Gaignat sale through his agent, Jean-Baptiste Dessain, for 33 livres;  see Dessain-Hunter correspondence (University of Glasgow Library, MS Gen. 36, f. 23r).
University of Glasgow:  Hunterian bequest, 1807;  Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “Au.3.7”.
Binding: France, 18th-century red goatskin;  covers decorated with a triple gold-fillet border, a small gold fleuron at each corner;  gold-tooled spine;  marbled endpapers;  gilt-edged leaves.   Size:  290 x 204 mm.
Leaf size: 278 x 192 mm.
Annotations: Frequent marginal annotations in a 15th/16th-century hand from Genesis to Chronicles, together with nota marks and occasional manicules;  numerous manicules in Proverbs;  frequent nota marks in the Pauline Epistles and in Acts.
Decoration: Several initials supplied in brown ink in Proverbs;  numerous initials supplied in brown ink in the New Testament;  circular diagram in pen-and-ink on 2G1r (f. 419r).
Imperfections: Wanting bifolium 2G2.7 (ff. 420 and 425), and the blank leaves M1 (f. 351), 2k10 (f. 458) and P1 (f. 479 - with stub showing).

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 Copy 2 

GIP number: B48/2
Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Bh8-e.8 (see main library entry for this item)
Note: Printer's pin-holes visible.
Note: Many of the stamped signatures after the first alphabet have been cropped.
Note: Quires N-P (Interpretationes nominum Hebraicorum) bound between the Old and New Testaments.
Provenance: Cluny, Benedictine Abbey(?):  inscription on o6v “Iste Liber p[er]tinet Conue[n]tuj Clin[iacensi](?)”.
Chamtus (fl. 1542):  inscription on 2K9v “Chamtus Me hoc tempore habet anno do[min]j 1542”.
Jean de Louignac (17th century):  inscription on first front flyleaf “Domi[n]us Johannes de Louignac [...] dedit hoc volumen donno patri(?) Merlier” followed by a monogram (the final part of the inscription has been subsequently altered to “Ex Libris Merlieris”);  inscription on detached parchment pastedown (under ultraviolet light) “Joannes de Louignac [...] dedit hanc biblia[m] [...]”.
Merlier (17th century):  see above inscription, below which is an inscription in a different hand “Id[em] m[e]rillus(?) vendidit m[a]g[ist]ro bonaue[n]ture decligny p[resbyter]ro cur[a]to sancti mauricij” followed by Decligny’s signature.
Bonaventure Decligny (17th century), curate of St Maurice:  see above.
Charles Duverger (17th/18th century):  three inscriptions on first front flyleaf “Ex Libris Caroli Duuergé presbiteri indigni”, “Ex Libris Caroli Duuerger”, “Ce presen Liure appartient a moy Charles Duuergé presttre vicaire de st george”.
University of Glasgow:  source unknown;  mid 18th-century University Library shelfmark “E. f.7. n.1.” in ink on original parchment pastedown;  shelfmark “BE.6.12” on University Library bookplate matching entry in A. Arthur, Catalogus impressorum librorum in Bibliotheca Universitatis Glasguensis (Glasguae: 1791).
Binding: England, 20th-century blind-tooled hermitage calf, replacing an undated binding of mottled calf over paste boards;  restored and rebound by Anthony Gardner, Mar. 1965, with his binder’s note on rear free endpaper;  elements of earlier sprinkled red-edging preserved;  new endpapers and flyleaves;  original front parchment pastedown (part of a 16th-century legal document in Latin) loosely inserted.   Size:  293 x 207 mm.
Leaf size: 282 x 196 mm.
Annotations: Occasional marginal annotations, nota marks, manicules and underlining in a 15th/16th-century hand;  foliated in sepia ink in a 15th/16th-century hand in roman numerals (the numerals embodying a system of multiplication e.g. ixxxix = 9 x 20 + 9 = 189);  index of books of the Bible in a 16th-century hand on second front flyleaf. 
Decoration: Initials at the beginning of each book of the Bible supplied in red and blue with reserved white, some with added pen-work decoration;  smaller initials throughout supplied in alternate red and blue;  paragraph marks supplied in red or blue throughout, and capital strokes in yellow;  small pen-and-ink drawing of the head of King Melchisidech on a5r.
Imperfections: Wanting 2A10 (f. 372), and the blank leaves π4 (f. 4), 2K10 (f. 458) and P1 (f. 479);  2K9 (f. 457) mutilated.

Vellum pastedown from Biblia latina