Horatius Flaccus, Quintus: Opera.

Venice:  Filippo di Pietro, 18 Sept. 1479.
Fol.   a-o8 p6.   [118] leaves (a1 blank).
ISTC ih00444000;  GW 13455;  Goff H444;  BMC XII 15 (IB. 20170);  Bod-inc H-202;  CIBN H-274.

GIP number: H38
Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Bh3-e.14 (see main library entry for this item)
Provenance: University of Glasgow:  source unknown;  shelfmark “T.1.24” on University Library bookplate matching entry in A. Arthur, Catalogus impressorum librorum in Bibliotheca Universitatis Glasguensis (Glasguae:  1791).
Binding: 18th-century calf, undecorated;  gilt bands on spine;  leather spine title now lost;  sprinkled red-edged leaves.   Size:  299 x 209 mm.
Leaf size: 292 x 198 mm.
Annotations: Copious 16th-century marginal notes in brown ink on the opening pages of De arte poetica (h3v-h4r);  a few marginal and interlinear annotations in a different hand with underlining in black ink on e1 and on e2r;  running heading on rectos and versos of n1r-n5r “Epistolarum || liber primus” (“Epistolarum liber I” on n1r);  on a1r is a large calligraphic initial “I”(?) besides which (in the same hand) is an annotation made up of four small minims;  early inscription partially visible on the blank page p6v - unread because the page, which has large tears, has been mounted onto a blank leaf.
Decoration: Four-line initial “M” on a2r supplied in red and blue with reserved white and decorated with red and black pen-work;  similarly decorated initials on b8r, c8v, e8r, f8v, h2v, i2v, l1r, m8v, o7r;  other initials and paragraph marks supplied in red or blue throughout.
Imperfections: None.


Annotations in Horatius Flaccus, Quintus: Opera