Gafurius, Franchinus: Theorica musicae.
Naples: Francesco di Dino, 8 Oct. 1480.
4to. [14 2-158].  leaves, 5 and 116 blank.
ISTC ig00005000; Goff G5; BMC VI 867, XII 63; Bod-inc G-003; GW 10436.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll E.c.38 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Note:||15/2 (f. 110) misbound between 15/6 (f. 114) and 15/7 (f. 115).|
|Provenance:||William Euing (1788-1874), insurance broker, Glasgow: source unknown; Euing’s inventory number “99” in pencil on front pastedown (repeated on biographical note tipped-in at front); Euing’s price code on rear pastedown “a/-”.
Glasgow, Anderson’s College: Euing bequest, 1874; bookplate of Euing Musical Library, Anderson’s College, Glasgow, on front pastedown; University of Glasgow: ownership of Euing Musical Library transferred to University of Glasgow Library in 1936.
|Binding:||19th-century brown morocco; covers decorated with a triple gold-fillet border; gold-tooled spine; gilt-edged leaves. Size: 208 x 140 mm.|
|Leaf size:||206 x 136 mm.|
|Annotations:||Occasional “nota” marks; traces of an erased inscription on 2/1r (f. 5r); pencil number “E161” on rear pastedown; 19th-century biographical references to Gafurius tipped-in at front.|
|Imperfections:||Wanting 6/4 and 6/5 (ff. 40 and 41) and the final blank leaf; one large wormhole throughout affecting text.|