Tacitus, Publius Cornelius: Opera.

Edited by Franciscus Puteolanus and Bernardinus Lanterius.

[Milan:  Antonius Zarotus, ca. 1487]
Fol.   a-d8 e-i6 K8 l-n8 o6 p-r8 ſ8 t-x6 y10 z8 &8 A-B6.   [188] leaves, 160, 176 and 188 blank.   Leaf a2 signed a1, a3 signed a2.
ISTC it00007000;  Goff T7;  BMC VI 719;  Bod-inc T-005.

Dated ca. 1490 in IGI.

Shelf-mark: Sp Coll BD7-c.9 (see main library entry for this item)
Note: The bifolium l4.5 misbound between i3 and i4.
Provenance: William Euing (1788-1874), insurance broker, Glasgow:  source unknown;  an early Euing inventory number “32” in pencil on front pastedown.
University of Glasgow:  Euing bequest, 1874.
Binding: 18th-century russet calf;  covers decorated with a double gold-fillet border and with a central panel formed by a triple gold fillet and an ornamental blind roll, with a floral ornament in gilt at the outer corners;  rebacked in the 19th century, new endpapers added (no surviving evidence of originals).   Size:  307 x 209 mm. 
Leaf size: 297 x 197 mm.
Annotations: Marginal annotations throughout in a humanist hand, but most so heavily washed out as to be illegible;  slight evidence of early interlinear corrections; loosely inserted at front is a folded sheet of paper containing Euing’s notes on this edition.
Decoration: None.
Imperfections: Wanting gatherings A and B (containing De vita Agricolae).

 

Title incipit of Tacitus, Gaius Cornelius: Opera