Biblia. [Latin]

With the Tabula alphabetica totius Bibliae of Gabriel Brunus.

Venice:  Simon Bevilaqua, 8 May 1498.
4to. π88 πa10 a-r8 ſ8 s-z8888 A-Z8 aa-gg8 hh10 AA-DD8 EE4.  [528] leaves.
Woodcuts;  woodcut initials;  woodcut printer’s device. The second, third and fourth leaves of the preliminary quire represented by π are signed ‘2’, ‘3’, ‘4’;  the first-fourth leaves of the preliminary quire represented by 2π are signed ‘5’, ‘6’, ‘7’, ‘8’.
ISTC ib00603000;  GW 4280;  Goff B603;  BMC V 522 (IA. 23978);  Bod-inc B-311;  CIBN B-425;  BSB-Ink B-479.

GIP number: B68
Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Euing Dw-g.16 (see main library entry for this item)
Note: In this copy the second preliminary quire 2π8 (Tabula alphabetica ex singulis libris et capitulis totius Biblie) is bound after the colophon leaf i.e. between quires hh and AA. 
Provenance: William Euing (1788-1874), insurance broker, Glasgow:  source unknown;  Euing’s inventory number “No 66”  in pencil on recto of π1r.
University of Glasgow:  Euing bequest, 1874. 
Binding: 19th-century quarter brown goatskin, buckram-covered boards;  red-edged leaves.   Size:  199 x 148 mm. 
Leaf size: 192 x 143 mm. 
Annotations: Very occasional manicules;  very occasional marginal annotations in a 19th-century hand;  heavily erased early inscription on π1r;  imprint details added to π1r in a 19th-century hand;  biblical references in a 17th-century hand on EE4v together with quotation from Jeremiah 17:11 “perdix fovit que no[n] peperit fecit diuitias sed no[n] in iudicio”. 
Decoration: The woodcuts and woodcut initials at the beginning of each of the first four books of the Old Testament have been partially decorated with yellow washes (with the addition of red in the case of Leviticus). 
Imperfections: Wanting πa10. 

Woodcut illustration in Biblia latina