Duns Scotus, Johannes: Quodlibeta.
Edited by Philippus Bagnacavallus.
Venice: Bonetus Locatellus, for Octavianus Scotus, 3 Feb. 1497/98.
Fol. AA-FF8 GG6. , 2-53,  leaves (GG6 blank).
Woodcut initials; woodcut printer’s device.
ISTC id00397000; GW 9072; Goff D397; BMC V 449 (IB. 22952); Bod-inc D-165; BSB-Ink D-322.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Ea7-x.8 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Bound with:||The second of two incunabula bound together. Bound with: Duns Scotus, Johannes, Quaestiones in quattuor libros Sententiarum Petri Lombardi. Venice: Bonetus Locatellus, for Octavianus Scotus, 18 Dec. 1497 (D28).|
|Provenance:||Hector Boece (c. 1465-1536), Scottish philosopher and first Principal of King’s College, Aberdeen: ‘H. Boetius’ on A2r of first item in volume; see Durkan & Ross, pp. 67, 78; heavily deleted inscription on A1r of first item containing what appears to be the name ‘Boetj’.
Alexander Galloway (d. c. 1552), canon of Aberdeen, rector of Kinkell: ‘Alexr Gallouay’ on A2r of first item in volume; 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 first item in volume (scored through and previously pasted over); see Durkan & Ross, p. 67.
P(?) Borne (16th century): inscription on A1r of first item in volume ‘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:||Two stars of David drawn in ink on GG5v.|