Diogenes Laertius [pseudo-]: Libro della vita dei filosofi e delle loro elegantissime sentenzie.
Add: Lucius Annaeus Seneca, junior: De remediis fortuitorum. Extracts [Italian].
Florence: Francesco Bonaccorsi and Antonius Francisci, Venetus, 5 July 1488.
4to. a-h8 i6.  leaves.
ISTC id00230000; GW 8387; Goff D230; BMC VI 671 (IA. 27726); Bod-inc D-081; CIBN D-138.
The text is in fact largely a translation of Gualtherus Burlaeus, De vita et moribus philosophorum (C.F. Bühler, in Speculum, 12 (1937), pp. 451-52).
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll BD7-f.15 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Provenance:||Bartolomeio (16th century): at foot of a4r “Bartolomejo”.
William Euing (1788-1874), insurance broker, Glasgow: “WE/11” in pencil on verso of front free endpaper along with an inventory number “42”; source unknown.
University of Glasgow: presented by Euing in 1872 according to University Library book-plate on front pastedown.
|Binding:||Scotland, 19th-century gold-tooled panelled calf; gold-tooled spine; marbled endpapers; gilt-edged leaves; binder’s ticket “Bound by Carss & Coy. Glasgow” on verso of front free endpaper. Size: 199 x 144 mm.|
|Leaf size:||194 x 137 mm.|
|Annotations:||Marginal annotations in brown ink in Latin and Italian in a humanist hand (many extracting keywords); on c2 recto and verso marginal annotations in Italian in red ink in a humanist hand preceded by paragraph marks in brown ink; traces of an early manuscript foliation in Arabic numerals survive at the extreme top outer corner of a few leaves e.g. on a3r, b8r and c4r.|
|Decoration:||A few initials supplied in red ink; occasional paragraph marks and capital strokes in red.|