Gellius, Aulus: Noctes Atticae.

Venice:  Andreas de Paltasichis, 1477.
Fol.   a10 b-x8 y-z6 A-B8.   [198] leaves, the first blank.
ISTC ig00121000;  Goff G121;  BMC V 251;  Bod-inc G-057;  GW 10596.

Shelf-mark: Sp Coll BD9-d.14 (see main library entry for this item)
Note: Gatherings A and B (Table of contents) bound at the beginning before gathering a. 
Provenance: William George Spencer Cavendish (1790-1858), 6th Duke of Devonshire:  inscription (with price deleted) on first front flyleaf in a hand closely resembling that of Richard Heber ‘1815 D. of Dev. Dupl Sale [...]’;  later pencil note on first front flyleaf ‘... the La Valliere copy sold for 601 francs, and this copy for 4/4/0 Devonshire Duplicates ...’
Richard Heber (1774-1833), book collector:  without Heber’s book-stamp, but from the evidence of the above inscription probably lot 1944 in 'Bibliotheca Heberiana' (Part VI, 1835).
Thomas Arthur (fl. 1856-1876), bookseller, London:  sold book to William Euing.
William Euing (1788-1874), insurance broker, Glasgow:  purchased from Arthur 12 Apr. 1869 according to Euing’s pencil acquisition note and price code “12 4 69 Arthur ba/-” on first front flyleaf together with his inventory number “No 4042” and a superseded inventory number “125”;  source confirmed in Euing’s acquisitions inventory (University of Glasgow Library, MS Euing 49).
University of Glasgow:  presented by Euing in 1872 according to one of the two University Library bookplates on front pastedown. 
Binding: 18th-century gold-tooled red sheep;  the covers decorated with a foliate roll and a chain-like roll to form a mitred two panel design, an ornament at the inner corners of the inner panel;  gold-tooled spine;  marbled endpapers;  flyleaves have arms of Amsterdam watermark;  gilt-edged leaves.   Size: 295 × 203 mm.
Leaf size: 285 x 194 mm. 
Annotations: Frequent marginalia in a humanist hand - all heavily washed out;  18th/19th-century shelfmarks in ink on first front flyleaf “2H3-5” (scored through and replaced with “2G-3”);  initials “DD” in red ink on verso of front free endpaper and a 19th-century price in pencil “£1-1-0”. 
Decoration: None. 
Imperfections: Wanting the blank leaf a1. 

Washed out annotations in Gellius, Aulus: Noctes Atticae