Guillermus Altissiodorensis: Summa aurea in quattuor libros Sententiarum Petri Lombardi.
Paris: François Regnault, [ca. 1514].
Fol. πA-πB6 πC8 a-z8 ⁊8 ↄ8 A-C8 D6 E-H8 AA-GG8 HH10. , 1-262, , 1-"66" [i.e. 65] leaves.
Woodcut initials and printer’s device.
ISTC ig00707600; Adams G1594; BSB-Ink G-480; Moreau II 848bis.
Dated from the state of the device (ISTC); BSB-Ink dates [ca. 1510?)].
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll BD7-d.19 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Provenance:||Astorga, Marquéses de: printed book-label “Biblioteca del Excmo. Señor Marques de Astorga” on πA2r (cf. Paul Needham, IPI); arms on fore-edge (see Binding).
Thomas Arthur (fl. 1856-1876), bookseller, London: sold book to William Euing.
William Euing (1788-1874), insurance broker, Glasgow: purchased from Arthur 23 Mar. 1872 according to Euing’s pencil acquisition note and price code “23 3 72 Arthur i/-” on πA1r together with his inventory number “No 5623”; source confirmed in Euing’s acquisitions inventory (University of Glasgow Library, MS Euing 49).
University of Glasgow: Euing bequest, 1874.
|Binding:||Spain, 16th-century blind-tooled calf; both covers identically decorated with blind fillets to form a centre panel surrounded by four frames; the centre panel is decorated with a stamp of a helmeted head in profile and floral stamps, the inner frame is decorated with a roll containing medallion heads and foliage, the second frame is undecorated, the third frame is decorated with the same medallion heads and foliage roll, and the outer frame is undecorated; rebacked in the 19th-century, new endpapers added (originals not preserved); remains of two brass clasps, catch plates on rear board; pen-work decoration on fore-edge includes two coats of arms (six bezants, and checky), foliage, and title ‘Sũma || Alchiſio || dorenſ’); the two other edges have red-edged leaves. Size: 279 × 208 mm.|
|Leaf size:||274 x 199 mm.|
|Annotations:||Printed signature AA3 (wrongly signed “FF3”) corrected in manuscript; pencil number “5/259” on πA1r.|