Calderinus, Domitius: Commentarii in Martialem.
Edited by Johannes Calphurnius and Antonius Moretus. Add: Defensio ad Corelium.
Venice: Jacobus Rubeus, 13 Sept. 1474.
Fol. [1-98 10-116 12-228].  leaves, the first and last blank.
ISTC ic00038000; Goff C38; BMC V 213; Bod-inc C-021; GW 5889.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll BD7-c.7 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Bound with:||The first of two incunabula bound together. Bound with: Calderinus, Domitius, Commentarii in Ovidii Ibin. [Venice: Jacobus Rubeus, ca. 1475].|
|Variant:||22/7v (f.171v), third line of colophon: “... Gallici. ...” not as BMC “... gallici. ...”.|
|Note:||Printer's pin-holes visible.|
|Provenance:||Unidentified monastic house: partially read inscription on 1/1r “Conventu[s] [...]”.
Johannes Hinderbach (1418-1486), imperial diplomat, bishop of Trent from 1465: painted coat of arms on 1/2r - per fess, in chief argent a demi-unicorn salient sable, in base sable five flames gules (identified by Dr Martin Davies).
Augustus Frederick (1773-1843), Duke of Sussex: armorial bookplate on front pastedown with handwritten shelfmark in ink “VII C.h.15” (shelfmark repeated on verso of front free endpaper); lot 717 in 'Bibliotheca Sussexiana. Catalogue of the ... library of ... the late Duke of Sussex. Part V' (1845); sold for £0.12.0 according to the annotated copy of the Sussex sale catalogue in University of Glasgow Library (shelfmark BD17-e.15).
William Euing (1788-1874), insurance broker, Glasgow: source unknown; an early Euing inventory number “13” in pencil on verso of front free endpaper and on Sussex bookplate.
University of Glasgow: presented by Euing in 1872 according to University Library bookplate.
|Binding:||19th-century calf, covers decorated with blind rolls in imitation of a 15th/16th-century style, with small stars and a single fillet border added in gold; spine decorated in blind and in gold; blue endpapers; marbled-edged leaves; blue silk bookmark. Size: 304 x 209 mm.|
|Leaf size:||289 x 202 mm.|
|Annotations:||Evidence of early signatures.|
|Decoration:||Four-line initial “N” on 1/2r supplied in gold on a background of crimson and blue with white tracery, and with floral decoration extending into the inner margin; in the lower margin of 1/2r is the painted coat of arms of Johann Hinderbach (see Provenance) embellished at each side with floral decoration; on 1/2v is an eight-line initial “I” composed of green foliage with vertical blue edges, from which foliate decoration extends into the outer margin; on 1/5r is an eight-line initial “B” composed of pale blue foliage set on a rectangular crimson ground, with the bowls of the initial filled-in with a geometric pattern in green.|