Columna, Guido de: Historia destructionis Troiae.
[Deventer: Richardus Pafraet, between 1480 and 1485]
Fol. a-k8 l6 m-n8.  leaves (a1, n8 blank). a2 signed 'ai', a3 signed 'aij' etc.
ISTC ic00769000; GW 7226; Goff C769; BMC IX 47 (IB. 47545).
Dated in HPT. Polain dates [ca. 1481], and Goff [ca. 1480].
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Bm1-e.8 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Bound with:||The second of two incunabula bound together. Bound with: Gesta Romanorum. [Strassburg: Johann (Reinhard) Grüninger], 15 Jan. 1488 (G38). The two works were certainly bound together by 1691 since both titles are specified in the entry in Catalogus librorum Bibliothecae Universitatis Glasguensis anno 1691 – see Provenance.|
|Provenance:||Henricus Molitor (15th/16th century), possible owner: signature on a1r of first item in volume “Hinric[us] molitoris” and on n8v “Hinricus molitoris”.
University of Glasgow: shelfmark “AA. f:4: n:17” on a1r of first item in volume matching entry ('Gesta Romanorum ... It[em] Hist[oria] Trojana ...') in Catalogus librorum Bibliothecae Universitatis Glasguensis anno 1691 (University of Glasgow Library, MS Gen 1313); inscription on a1r of first item in volume “Ex Libris Bibliothecae Universitatis Glasguensis empt: publicis sumptibus Academiae 1691” followed by signature “Will: Dunlop princ[ipa]ll” (repeated on b7r and i1r); shelfmark “CS.1.13” on University Library bookplate matching entry in A. Arthur, Catalogus impressorum librorum in Bibliotheca Universitatis Glasguensis (Glasguae: 1791).
|Binding:||Scotland, 20th-century half black goatskin, blue cloth sides; sprinkled red-edged leaves; gilt spine title and oval gilt stamp of Glasgow College Library at foot of spine; modern pastedowns; no surviving evidence of earlier binding; tear indicating now lost tab on a2r of first item and on a2r of second item. Size: 283 x 205 mm.|
|Leaf size:||276 x 202 mm.|
|Annotations:||Copious marginal annotations in a 16th-century hand on a1v-a6r; occasional annotations in a different 16th-century hand elsewhere; heavy nota marks in some sections in charcoal(?) with considerable offsetting onto facing page; number “2” on lower margin of a1r; title “Historia troyana” in red on upper margin of a1r.|
|Decoration:||Initials supplied in red throughout, some with pen-work decoration; capital strokes in red; chapter headings underlined in red.|