Columna, Guido de: Historia destructionis Troiae.

[Deventer:  Richardus Pafraet, between 1480 and 1485]
Fol.   a-k8 l6 m-n8.  [102] 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].

GIP number: C71
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.
Imperfections: None.

Decorated initial in Columna, Guido de: Historia destructionis Troiae