Burlaeus, Gualtherus: Expositio in artem veterem Porphyrii et Aristotelis (with text).
Venice: Johannes Herbort, de Seligenstadt, 10 Dec. 1481.
Fol. a-n8 o-p6 q4.  leaves, the first and last blank.
ISTC ib01308000; Goff B1308; BMC V 303; GW 5767.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll BD9-d.9 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Bound with:||A fragment of three leaves (q1-3) bound after a different edition of the same text (Venice, Christophorus Arnoldus, [not after 1476]).|
|Provenance:||Dominicans - unidentified house: inscription on q3v “Iste liber i[n]terest fr[atr]e d[ome]nico [conventus] .p. f. in sule [...] ordinis p[rae]d[ica]tor[um]”.
Walter Savage Landor (1775-1864), poet: presented book to Robert Southey; inscription on front pastedown “Robert Southey from Walter Savage Landor Keswick 1824”.
Robert Southey (1774-1843), poet laureate: lot 476 “Presentation Copy from W.S. Landor Venetiis, 1481” in 'Catalogue of the valuable library of the late Robert Southey ...' (London: Leigh Sotheby & Co., 1844).
John Petheram (1807-1858), antiquary, publisher and bookseller, London: bought at the Southey sale for £0.12.0 according to the BL annotated copy of the Southey sale catalogue reproduced in facsimile in 'Sale catalogues of libraries of eminent persons', vol. 9 ‘Poets and men of letters, edited ... by Roy Park’ (London: Mansell, 1974) p. 109; circular paper label at foot of spine with lot number in ink “476” lightly scored through and with the number “18” written above.
William Euing (1788-1874), insurance broker, Glasgow: University of Glasgow: purchased from Petheram 18 May 1846 according to Euing’s pencil acquisition note on front pastedown “18.5/46 Peth”; an early Euing inventory number “64” also on front pastedown.
University of Glasgow: presented by Euing in 1872 according to one of two University Library bookplates on front pastedown.
|Binding:||Late 18th/early 19th-century half vellum, marbled paper sides; spine not lettered; sprinkled brown-edged leaves. Size: 280 x 210 mm.|
|Leaf size:||271 x 194 mm.|
|Imperfections:||A fragment only, consisting of leaves q1-3.|