[Basel: Johann Amerbach], 1479.
Fol. a-y10 A-T10 U12 X-Y10 1-810 9-108.  leaves, the first blank.
ISTC ib00561000; Goff B561; BMC III 745; Bod-inc B-270; GW 4236.
Gathering Y omitted in the GW and Bod-inc collations.
According to GW, the Interpretationes hebraicorum nominum sometimes found with copies of this edition are in fact from the 1481 edition (Goff B571).
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Euing Dq-c.11 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Variant:||9/8v (f. 530v), col. 2, line 21, without “nūc” - cf. GW 4236 Anm.|
|Provenance:||Georg Franz Burkhard Kloss (1787-1854), physician, Frankfurt: book label overlaid with University Library bookplate; Kloss’s annotations on front pastedown “Editio prima bibliarum: Fontibus ex Graecis” and his reference to Panzer; lot 716 in 'Catalogue of the library of Dr. Kloss of Franckfort a.M. …' (London: Sotheby, 1835).
John Petheram (1807-1858), antiquary, publisher and bookseller in London: sold book to William Euing – see below.
William Euing (1788-1874), insurance broker, Glasgow: acquired 1 Sept. 1847; Euing’s acquisition date, price code and abbreviated name of his supplier in pencil on front pastedown “1-9-47 cb/ Peth”; an early Euing inventory number “No. 2” and his shelfmark “VI.y.4” in pencil on front pastedown.
University of Glasgow: Euing bequest, 1874.
|Binding:||Switzerland, 16th-century blind-tooled pigskin over wooden boards; covers decorated with intersecting fillets to form three concentric rectangles, which are in turn decorated with floral rolls, and a roll with Biblical(?) figures (all heavily worn); heavily worn tooling in spine compartments; remains of two brass clasps; catch plates on front board; faded early title in ink on front cover beginning ‘biblia ...’; 19th-century endpapers with the watermark ‘H. Oser. in Basel’. Size: 315 × 215 mm.|
|Leaf size:||295 x 207 mm.|
|Annotations:||Frequent 16th and 17th-century marginal annotations in Latin in several hands, mainly in brown ink but occasionally in dull red ink; occasional underlining; partially erased 19th-century pencil number “144” on front pastedown; date in pencil on rear pastedown “7/5/35” with price “2/2/-” and description “[Basileae J. de Amerbach] 1479 Ed. Prima Fontibus ex Graecis, with Marginal Notes” and a 19th-century pencil price code(?) “soo/-”; 19th-century pencil annotation “33/b” on 10/8v (f. 538v).|
|Decoration:||Initials and paragraph marks supplied in red throughout; initial capital letter of running headings stroked in red throughout.|
|Imperfections:||Wanting y8-10, A1-3.|