Canis, Johannes Jacobus: De tabellionibus.

Padua:  Matthaeus Cerdonis, 15 Mar. 1482.
4to.   [1-68 76].   54 leaves.
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 pointing hand;  price "£1.18.0" and number "310" in pencil on front free endpaper.
Decoration: Initials and paragraph marks supplied in red or blue throughout.
Imperfections: None.

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