Seneca, Lucius Annaeus: Opera philosophica. Epistolae.
Venice: Bernardinus de Choris, de Cremona, 31 Oct. 1492.
Fol. π2 a-g8 h4 i-z8 &8 [con]8 [rum]6 aa6. , i-ccviii leaves.
ISTC is00371000; Goff S371; BMC V 466; Bod-inc S-134.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Bh9-d.9 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Bound with:||The first of two incunabula bound together. Bound with: Seneca, Lucius Annaeus, Tragoediae. Venice: Matteo Capcasa (di Codeca), 18 July 1493.|
|Provenance:||Robert Foulis (1707-1776) & Andrew Foulis (1712-1775), printers and booksellers, Glasgow.
University of Glasgow: purchased from the Foulis brothers, 9 June 1742, for £1.0.0; see GUA 353; shelfmark ‘G.8.11’ on book-plate matching entry in A. Arthur, Catalogus impressorum librorum in Bibliotheca Universitatis Glasguensis (Glasguae: 1791).
|Binding:||18th-century calf; gold-tooled spine; sprinkled red-edged leaves; front flyleaf has fleur-de-lys watermark, rear flyleaf has countermark “IV”. Size: 314 x 220 mm.|
|Leaf size:||305 x 212 mm.|
|Annotations:||16th-century marginal annotations in Latin (mainly extracting keywords), “nota” marks, pointing hands and underlining in gatherings a-c and p-y; on π1r (title-page) a 17th-century(?) shelfmark or inventory number “no xlv” followed by an unread monogram.|
|Decoration:||Initials supplied throughout in alternate blue and red; capital strokes, paragraph marks and underlining of epistle headings supplied throughout in red.|