Biblia. [Latin]

With the Tabula alphabetica totius Bibliae of Gabriel Brunus.

Venice:  Simon Bevilaqua, 22 Nov. 1494.
4to. πa16 a-z8888 A-Y8 aa-bb8 cc4 dd-gg8 hh4.  [456] leaves (a1 blank).
Woodcut printer’s device.
ISTC ib00597000;  GW 4274;  Goff B597;  BMC V 519 (IA. 23941);  Bod-inc B-305;  CIBN B-418;  BSB-Ink B-472.

GIP number: B65
Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Euing Add. q27 (see main library entry for this item)
Provenance: Colonel Alexander Napier (1851-1928):  source unknown.
University of Glasgow:  presented by Colonel Napier in 1919 according to University Library book-plate on front pastedown.
Binding: Scotland, 20th-century half brown goatskin, brown buckram sides;  oval gilt stamp “Glasgow College Library” on spine;  marbled endpapers;  earlier red-edging of leaves retained.   Size:  211 x 162 mm.
Leaf size: 207 x 150 mm.
Annotations: Very occasional single word marginal annotations, underlining and nota marks in an early hand.
Decoration: Principal initials supplied in red and blue with reserved white, smaller initials in red or blue;  capitals washed throughout in faded yellow;  occasional paragraph marks supplied in red.
Imperfections: Wanting the blank leaf a1 and leaf hh4.


Decorated initial in Biblia latina