Cleonides: Harmonicum introductorium [Latin].

Translated by Georgius Valla.   Add:  Vitruvius:  De architectura;  Angelus Politianus:  Panepistemon;  Lamia (Praelectio in Priora Aristotelis Analytica);  Frontinus:  De aquaeductibus.

Venice:  Simon Bevilaqua, 3 Aug. 1497.
Fol.   (1-4)8 [*2] A-I6 K-L4 a-b6 aa6 bb4.   [94] leaves, leaf 8 blank.   The first gathering is numbered but not signed.
Woodcut diagrams and initials.
ISTC ic00742000;  Goff C742;  BMC V 522, XII 37;  Bod-inc C-378;  GW 7123.

Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Bh3-e.13 (see main library entry for this item)
Note: Gathering b misbound between gatherings aa and bb.
Bound with: The second of three incunabula bound together.   Bound with:  (1) Aulus Gellius, Noctes Atticae.  Venice:  Philippus Pincius, 15 July 1500;  (3) Scriptores rei militaris.  Bologna:  Franciscus Plato de Benedictis, 1495-96.
Provenance: Strassburg, Collegiate Church of New S. Peter, consecrated in 1050, taken over by the Lutherans in 1561:  cf. inscription on A1r of first item in volume “Collegii S. Petri junioris Argentinæ” in a 17th/18th-century hand.
University of Glasgow:  source unknown;  shelfmark “C. f.7. n.1.” on verso of front free endpaper (possibly a University Library shelfmark of the mid-18th century);  later 18th-century shelfmark “T.1.27” on University Library bookplate matching entry in A. Arthur, 'Catalogus impressorum librorum in Bibliotheca Universitatis Glasguensis' (Glasguae:  1791).
Binding: 18th-century calf;  gold-tooled spine;  marbled endpapers;  sprinkled red-edged leaves;  blue silk bookmark.   Size:  297 x 215 mm.
Leaf size: 289 x 209 mm.
Annotations: Marginal annotations (mainly extracting keywords) in black ink in gatherings F and b in a 16th-century hand - the same hand has annotated the other two works in this volume;  vertical pair of triangles in ink (hourglass symbol?) on rear free endpaper;  pencil number “121” on front flyleaf;  pencil number “239” on University Library bookplate.
Decoration: None.
Imperfections: None.


Woodcut initials in Cleonides: Harmonicum introductorium etc