Canis, Johannes Jacobus: De tabellionibus.
Padua: Matthaeus Cerdonis, 15 Mar. 1482.
4to. [1-68 76]. 54 leaves (leaf 54 misnumbered '5i').
ISTC ic00101000; Goff C101; GW 5978.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Mu16-d.43 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Provenance:||Sir John Hayford Thorold (1773-1831), 10th Bt.: Syston Park armorial bookplate (Franks 29398) and book label engraved with the initials “JHT” on front pastedown; lot 399 in 'The Syston Park Library: catalogue of an important portion of the … library of the late Sir John Hayford Thorold ...' (London: Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, 1884); sold to Ridler for £1.1.0 according to the British Library annotated catalogue of the sale catalogue.
William Ridler (fl. 1877-1904), bookseller, London.
David Murray (1842-1928), Glasgow lawyer, antiquary and bibliographer: bookplate on front free endpaper; Murray’s notes on author and printer on front flyleaf.
University of Glasgow: Murray library donation, 1927.
|Binding:||England, 19th-century gold and blind-tooled red sheep; marbled endpapers; gilt-edged leaves; blue silk bookmark; many of the 19th-century flyleaves at the end have the watermark initials “RW & HN”. Size: 213 x 165 mm.|
|Leaf size:||206 x 155 mm.|
|Annotations:||Numerous 15th/16th-century marginal notes; occasional “nota” marks and one manicule; price "£1.18.0" and number "310" in pencil on front free endpaper.|
|Decoration:||Initials and paragraph marks supplied in red or blue throughout.|