Terentius Afer, Publius: Comoediae.
Commentaries by Aelius Donatus; Guido Juvenalis; Jodocus Badius Ascensius; and Johannes Calphurnius (in part). Edited by Jodocus Badius Ascensius. Add: Vita Terentii.
Venice: Lazarus de Soardis, de Saviliano, 7 Nov. 1499.
Fol. a-f6 g4 h-z6 A-Q6 R4.  ii-ccxxxvi leaves.
Woodcuts; woodcut typographical signs; woodcut printer’s device.
ISTC it00103000; Goff T103; BMC V 491; Bod-inc T-049.
Assigned by Proctor to Simon de Luere.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Bl1-d.11 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Variant:||R4r, line 2 of colophon: “... pena ...” not as in BMC “... pœna ...”; R4r, line 4 of colophon: “Ad Lectorem.” not as in BMC “Ad Lectorem Index cōmētarior[um].”|
|Provenance:||Spreull, Robert (fl. early 17th century), student at University of Glasgow (see Cosmo Innes, ed., Munimenta alme Universitatis Glasguensis, (Glasgow: 1854) III, 9, 17, 64, 77, 176, 476, for several of that name): ‘R Spreull’ on a4r and ‘Robertus Spreull’ on u6r.
University of Glasgow: shelfmark “AK f:1 n:11” (lightly scored through) on a2r matching entry in 'Catalogus librorum Bibliothecae Universitatis Glasguensis anno 1691' (University of Glasgow Library, MS Gen. 1313) together with inscription “Ex libris Universitatis Glasguensis empt[us] propriis Academiae sumptibus 1711 Jo. Stirling P[rincipalis]”; a later University Library shelfmark “U. f.5 n.10” also on a2r; shelfmark “BQ.4.11” on University Library bookplate matching entry in A. Arthur, 'Catalogus impressorum librorum in Bibliotheca Universitatis Glasguensis', (Glasguae: 1791).
|Binding:||England, 20th century. Rebound by Douglas Cockerell and Son, May 1965, in quarter brown morocco, marbled paper sides, new endpapers; replacing a 19th-century binding, by Carss of Glasgow, of brown sheep and marbled paper sides; Carss binder’s ticket preserved on front pastedown; Cockerell binder’s note tipped onto rear pastedown together with sample of previous spine covering. Size: 318 x 217 mm.|
|Leaf size:||307 x 204 mm.|
|Annotations:||Occasional marginal annotations in Latin in a 17th-century hand; occasional underlining; pointing hand on R4r; on R3v a quotation from George Buchanan’s Paraphrase on Psalm 104 “Te rerum Deus alme canam dominumque patremque”; on R4v a ten-line inscription in English in a 17th-century hand relating to the river Silarus (i.e. modern Sele) in Campania, and six lines of verse in Latin in a 17th-century hand beginning “Pandite vos dominum”.|
|Decoration:||Small pen-and-ink drawing of head of a bearded man on R4v.|
|Imperfections:||Wanting a1 (title-page); woodcut printer’s device on R4r excised, with piece of blank paper pasted over the lacuna.|