Caesar, Gaius Julius: Commentarii.

Edited by Hieronymus Bononius.   Add:  Raimundus Marlianus:  Index commentariorum C. Julii Caesaris.

Treviso:  Michael Manzolus, 30 June 1480.
Fol.   a-u8.6 x6 A-B8 C6.   [168] leaves, the first blank.   Gathering i is numbered but not signed.
ISTC ic00021000;  Goff C21;  BMC VI 889;  Bod-inc C-009;  GW 5868.

Shelf-mark: Sp Coll BD7-c.13 (see main library entry for this item)
Note: Index of Marlianus (gatherings A-C) is bound at the front.
Note: a8 misbound after A8 of the Index - noted in an early manuscript note in Latin on a7v and on the misplaced leaf a8.
Provenance: Albanus Cobertaldus (fl. late 16th century):  inscription on x6v “1586 Liber Hieronymi Beltraminj emptus ab Albano Cobertaldo [followed by an unread price?]”.
Hieronymus Beltraminus (fl. late 16th century):  see above.
John Salkeld, bookseller, London (1827-1908):  sold book to William Euing.
William Euing (1788-1874), insurance broker, Glasgow:  purchased from Salkeld 24 Mar. 1870 according to Euing’s pencil acquisition note with price code “24 3 70 Salkeld ax/f” on A1r;  Euing’s pencil  inventory number “No 4645” also on A1r, together with his earlier inventory number “134”.
University of Glasgow:  presented by Euing in 1872 according to University Library bookplate on front pastedown.
Binding: Scotland, 19th-century brown hard-grain morocco, bevelled edges, covers decorated with a border of triple gold fillets and a single blind fillet;  gold-tooled spine;  sprinkled red and blue-edged leaves;  binder’s stamp “Bound by R. Nelson” at foot of front pastedown;  on rear pastedown binder’s date and price “17/10/70 17/6”.   Size:  300 x 204 mm.
Leaf size: 288 x 192 mm.
Annotations: Occasional brief marginal annotations and underlining in an early hand;  partial pagination in a 16th-century hand ending at "59" on b1r;  a later foliation added ending at "ii5" on o2r;  partially read 16th/17th-century inscription on x6v “Al Magr sigr il sigr Gi[...]”.
Decoration: Initial “L” supplied in brown ink on k3r.
Imperfections: Wanting the blank leaf a1.

Ownership inscription in Caesar, Gaius Julius: Commentarii