Bossus, Matthaeus: De instituendo sapientia animo.
With additions by Marcus Antonius Aldegatus.
Bologna: Franciscus (Plato) de Benedictis, 6 Nov. 1495.
4to. [*4] A-I8 k8 L-P8 Q4.  leaves.
Woodcut printer’s device.
ISTC ib01043000; Goff B1043; BMC VI 828; Bod-inc B-487; GW 4954.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll BD7-f.10 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Provenance:||Pavia, Franciscans, Convento di San Giacomo della Vernavola (founded 1421, suppressed 1805): inscription in a humanist hand on Q4v “Pertinet ad locu[m] S[anct]i Jacobi apud Papia[m]”.
William Euing (1788-1874), insurance broker, Glasgow: source unknown; an early Euing inventory number “46” in pencil on verso of front free endpaper.
University of Glasgow: presented by Euing in 1872 according to University Library bookplate on front pastedown.
|Binding:||Scotland, 19th-century straight-grained black morocco, decorated with a double blind fillet at edges; gilt bands on spine and gilt title; marbled endpapers; gilt-edged leaves; binder’s ticket on front pastedown “Bound by Carss & Co.y Glasgow”. Size: 199 x 150 mm.|
|Leaf size:||193 x 143 mm.|
|Annotations:||Brief marginal annotation in Latin in a humanist hand on H7v with “nota” marks continuing onto H8r; single textual correction on A7r; guide-letter “m” supplied on [*2r]; liturgical annotation in a humanist hand on Q4v beginning “Offi[ciu]m S[anct]i Gabrielis Arcangeli du[ple]x mai[us] ...”; title added in a 16th-century hand below colophon on Q4r “Epistole d[omi]ni Mathei Boſſi”; on q4v “folio 280” and “no. [ink blemish?] i2” in a 16th-century(?) hand.|