Cassiodorus, Magnus Aurelius: Historia ecclesiastica tripartita.

[Augsburg]:  Johann Schüssler, ca. 5 Feb. 1472.
Fol.   [112 2-910 106 1110 (11/10+1) 12-1910 206].   [195] leaves, the first and last two blank.
ISTC ic00237000;  Goff C237;  BMC II 329;  Bod-inc C-106;  GW 6164.
Note:  The colophon reads 'Circiter nonas februarias'.

Shelf-mark: Sp Coll  BD7-b.14 (see main library entry for this item)
Note: Printer's pin-holes visible.
Provenance: Dominican house (unidentified):  on 1/2r a partially erased inscription “Conuentus [...]is Ord[in]is Praed[icatoru]m”.
John Mozley Stark (fl. 1851-1888), bookseller, stationer, printer, and publisher, Hull & London:  sold book to William Euing.
William Euing (1788-1874), insurance broker, Glasgow:  “No 93” (Euing’s inventory number) in ink on 1/1r;  purchased from Stark 3 June 1857 according to Euing’s acquisitions inventory (University of Glasgow Library, MS Euing 49);  earlier Euing inventory number "85" in pencil on front pastedown.
University of Glasgow:  presented by Euing in 1872 according to University Library bookplate on front pastedown.
Binding: Scotland, 19th-century blind-tooled panelled calf, bevelled edges;  binder’s ticket on front pastedown “Bound by Carss & Coy. Glasgow.”   Size:  329 x 226 mm.
Leaf size: 317 x 214 mm.
Annotations: Traces of early manuscript signatures at extreme lower left-hand corner of many recto leaves;  partially read pencil annotation “ [...] ſc I” on 1/1r and possible 19th-century price code “dk/” in pencil on same page;  pencil number “68/11” on 1/2r is probably a binder's job number.
Decoration: Seven-line initial “U” on 1/2r and seven-line initial “F” on 1/3r supplied in red and reserved white with red pen-work infill and with red and purple pen-flourishing into margin;  other initials and paragraph marks supplied in red throughout.
Imperfections: Wanting the final blank leaf.

 

Ownership inscription in Cassiodorus, Magnus Aurelius: Historia ecclesiastica tripartita