Vegetius, Flavius Renatus: De re militari.
Pescia: Sigismundus Rodt, for Bastianus and Raphael de Orlandis, 2 Apr. 1488.
Fol. a8 b-d6 e8.  leaves.
ISTC iv00107000; Goff V107; BMC VII 1109 (IB. 350223).
|Note:||Sheet c2 is folio, not 4to as in the BMC copy.|
|Provenance:||Charles Spencer (1675-1722), 3rd Earl of Sunderland: shelfmark of the Sunderland Library “C5:28” in ink on front pastedown; lot 12841 in 'Bibliotheca Sunderlandiana: sale catalogue of the truly important and very extensive library of printed books known as the Sunderland or Blenheim Library. The fifth portion' (London: 1883); sold to Bernard Quaritch for £12.5.0 according to the 'List of prices and purchasers'' names appended to the Sunderland sale catalogue; armorial bookplate on front pastedown “From the Sunderland Library, Blenheim Palace. Purchased, March, 1883, by Bernard Quaritch, 15 Piccadilly, London”.
Bernard Quaritch (1819-1899), bookseller, London: see above.
Robert Lyons Scott (1871-1939), shipbuilder and collector of armour, Greenock: owner; source unknown.
Glasgow, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum: bookplate on verso of front free endpaper “Glasgow Museums & Art Galleries R.L. Scott Collection”; R.L. Scott bequest, 1939.
|Binding:||18th-century speckled calf; covers undecorated; gold-tooled spine; sprinkled red-edged leaves. Size: 286 x 210 mm.|
|Leaf size:||282 x 205 mm.|
|Annotations:||“Collated & Perfect J.S. Jennings 22/3/83” and “C&P J S 11/11/97” on rear pastedown; letter “S” in ink on front pastedown together with shelfmark in pencil “16.F.8”.|