Bartholomaeus Anglicus: De proprietatibus rerum [Spanish]. El libro de las propriedades de las cosas.

Translated by Vicente de Burgos.

Toulouse:  Henricus Mayer, 18 Sept. 1494.
Fol.   a6 2a8 b-m8 n-o6 A-M8 aa6 bb-ee8 ff-gg6 hh-oo8 pp4.   [320] leaves.
Woodcuts;  woodcut initials;  woodcut printer’s device.
ISTC ib00150000;  Goff B150;  BMC VIII 360;  Bod-inc B-070;  GW 3424.

Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Ferguson Ag-y.22 (see main library entry for this item)
Variant: 2a1r, line 1:  “Comienca ...” not “Comiença ...” as in BMC and GW.
Provenance: Vachiller/Bachiller (16th century):  inscription ‘Vachiller [...]’ on pp4v.
Sanctullano (18th century):  ‘Compro este libro al licenc[ia]do sepulueda y costo me catorce Reales [...] sanctullano [...]’ on pp4v.
Sepúlveda (18th century):  see above.
Bernard Quaritch (1819-1899), bookseller, London
John Ferguson (1837-1916), Professor of Chemistry, Glasgow University:  ‘John Ferguson 27 January 1899  BQ’ in pencil on front pastedown;  source unknown.
Ferguson collection purchase,  1921.
Binding: 19th-century marbled paper-covered boards, gold-tooled calf spine with red leather title label;  sprinkled red-edged leaves.  Size:  312 x 242 mm.
Leaf size: 302 x 231 mm.
Annotations: Occasional marginal annotations in Spanish in a 17th-century hand (profuse on bb7r "Del elebor");  occasional underlining, “nota” marks and pointing hands;  19th-century pencil numbers on front pastedown “1498” and “31494”;  19th-century price code in pencil on rear pastedown “£Of”.
Decoration: Calligraphic nine-line initial “P” supplied in brown ink on A1r;  calligraphic three-line initial “E” supplied on cc3v;  faded drawing in brown ink on a1r (title-page) of a dog pursuing a duck;  marginal drawing of two hens on F3v;  woodcut printer’s device on pp4v crudely decorated in brown ink.
Imperfections: None.

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