Duns Scotus, Johannes:  Quaestiones in quattuor libros Sententiarum.

Edited by Philippus Bagnacavallus.

Venice:  Bonetus Locatellus, for Octavianus Scotus, 18 Dec. 1497.
Fol.  Part I:  A-O8 P10 Q-R8;  [1], 2-137, [1] leaves (R8 blank).  Part II:  A-K8 L4;  [1], 2-84 leaves.  Part III:  a-g8 h-i6;  [1], 2-67, [1] leaves (i6 blank).  Part IV:  aa-tt8 vv-xx6;  [1], 2-163, [1] leaves (xx6 blank).
Woodcut initials and diagrams;  woodcut printer’s devices.
ISTC id00383000;  GW 9077;  Goff D383;  BMC V 448 (IB. 22972);  Bod-inc D-170;  CIBN D-259;  BSB-Ink D-307.

GIP number: D28
Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Ea7-x.8 (see main library entry for this item)
Bound with: The first of two incunabula bound together.  Bound with:  Duns Scotus, Johannes. Quodlibeta.  Venice:  Bonetus Locatellus, for Octavianus Scotus, 3 Feb. 1497/98 (D30).
Provenance: Hector Boece (c. 1465-1536), Scottish philosopher and first Principal of King’s College, Aberdeen:  ‘H. Boetius’ on A2r of part I;  see Durkan & Ross, pp. 67, 78;  heavily deleted inscription on A1r of part I containing what appears to be the name ‘Boetj’.
Alexander Galloway (d. c. 1552), canon of Aberdeen, rector of Kinkell:  ‘Alexr Gallouay’ on A2r of part I;  see Durkan & Ross, pp. 67, 100.
Alexander Anderson (d. 1577), Sub-principal, King’s College Aberdeen:  ‘Nouum & Regale Collegi[u]m ab[er]done[n]se possidebit post mortem M. Alex[andri] And[er]sone’ on A1r of part I (scored through and previously pasted over);  see Durkan & Ross, p. 67.
P(?) Borne (16th century):  inscription on A1r of part I ‘M[agister] P(?) Borne’;  see Durkan & Ross, p. 67.
Robert Simson (1687-1768), Professor of Mathematics, Glasgow University:  source unknown.
University of Glasgow:  Simson bequest, 1768;  shelfmark ‘BI.1.1’ on book-plate matching entry in A. Arthur, Catalogus impressorum librorum in Bibliotheca Universitatis Glasguensis secundum pluteorum ordinem dispositus (Glasguae: 1791), where the shelfmark sequences BG to BM are identified as ‘Catalogus librorum, quos Universitati Glasguensi legavit Robertus Simson ...’
Binding: 16th-century blind-tooled calf over bevelled wooden boards;  covers decorated with a foliate roll within triple fillets to form a panel, which is divided diagonally by triple fillets to produce a pattern of lozenges each containing either a diamond-shaped foliate stamp or a small circular fleur-de-lys stamp;  remains of two brass clasps (catch plates on front board);  edges of the four outer corners protected with brass strips (one on the rear cover now lost);  blank parchment pastedowns;  rebacked in 19th/20th century.  Size: 333 x 222 mm.
Leaf size: 319 x 215 mm.
Annotations: Occasional marginal annotations and nota marks in 16th-century hands.
Decoration: None.
Imperfections: None.

Deleted inscription in Duns Scotus, Johannes: Quaestiones in quattuor libros Sententiarum Petri Lombardi