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].   [172] 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.
Imperfections: None.

Coat of arms in Calderinus, Domitius: Commentarii in Martialem