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

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, the last blank.   Part II:  2A-K8 2L4;  [1], 2-84 leaves.   Part III:  a-g8 h-i6;  [1], 2-67, [1] leaves, the last blank.   Part IV:  aa-tt8 vv-xx6;  [1], 2-163, [1] leaves, the last blank.
Woodcut initials and diagrams;  woodcut printer’s devices.
ISTC id00383000;  Goff D383;  BMC V 448;  Bod-inc D-170;  GW 9077.

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.
Provenance: Hector Boece (c.1465-1536), Scottish philosopher and first Principal of King’s College, Aberdeen: ‘H. Boetius’ on A2r; see Durkan & Ross, 67, 78; heavily deleted inscription on A1r containing what appears to be the name ‘Boetj’.
Alexander Galloway (d. c.1552), canon of Aberdeen, rector of Kinkell: ‘Alexr Gallouay’ on A2r;  see Durkan & Ross, 67, 100.
Alexander Anderson (d.1577), Subprincipal, 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 (scored through and previously pasted over);  see Durkan & Ross, 67.
P(?) Borne (16th century): inscription on A1r ‘M[agister] P(?) Borne’;  see Durkan & Ross, 67.
Robert Simson (1687-1768), Professor of Mathematics, Glasgow University: source unknown.
University of Glasgow: Simson bequest, 1768; shelfmark ‘BI.1.1’ on bookplate 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 (chased catch plates on front board);  edges of the four outer corners protected with brass strips (one on the rear cover now lost);  vellum pastedowns (blank);  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