Vergilius Maro, Publius: Opera.
With the commentary of Servius.
Venice: Andreas de Paltasichis, 1 Sept. 1488.
Fol. π4 a–o8 p6 q–z8 &8 [con]8 [rum]8 A–B8 C6.  leaves.
ISTC iv00180000; Goff V180 = V177; BMC V 355.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Bm2-e.3 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Note:||Leaves x2 and x7 transposed; gatherings [con] and [rum] transposed.|
|Bound with:||The first of three incunabula bound together. Bound with: (2) Columella, Lucius Junius Moderatus, De re rustica lib. X. [Venice: Printer of Cicero, 'De officiis' (H 5268*), ca. 1481-82]; (3) Statius, Publius Papinius, Achilleis. Brescia: Jacobus Britannicus, 21 May 1485.|
|Provenance:||Stephen Paterson - probable owner - see provenance note for second item in volume.
Alexander McCalman - probable owner - see provenance note for second and third items in volume.
University of Glasgow: source unknown; not found in 'Catalogus librorum Bibliothecae Universitatis Glasguensis anno 1691' nor in A. Arthur, 'Catalogus impressorum librorum in Bibliotheca Universitatis Glasguensis', (Glasguae: 1791); 19th-century shelfmarks “CT.3.23” - as listed in an 1845 manuscript press catalogue of the library (GUL MS Lib. unnumbered) - superseded by “GT.4.18” on University Library bookplate.
|Binding:||Scotland, 20th-century dark green buckram (binder’s date in pencil “April, 1949” on rear pastedown); oval gilt stamp of Glasgow College Library at foot of spine; modern endpapers and flyleaves; earlier sprinkled red-edging retained; no other evidence of the earlier binding. Size: 288 x 208 mm.|
|Leaf size:||278 x 195 mm.|
|Annotations:||Frequent interlinear and marginal annotations (the latter often cropped) in various 16th/17th-century hands; occasional underlining.|
|Decoration:||Initials and capital strokes supplied in red throughout, many silvered (now oxidized).|
|Imperfections:||Wanting the preliminary gathering and leaves a1-7; tear in f6 with loss of text.|