Homerus: Iliados epitome.

(The Ilias Latina attributed to Pindarus Thebanus [i.e. Baebius Italicus]).

Parma:  Angelus Ugoletus, 1 June 1492.
4to.   a-b8 c6.   [22] leaves.
Woodcut initials; woodcut printer's device.
ISTC ih00306000;  Goff H306;  BMC VII 945;  Bod-inc H-139;  GW 12910.

Shelf-mark: Sp Coll BD7-f.16 (see main library entry for this item)
Provenance: Joannes/Giovanni Bava (Italy, 16th century):  inscription on c6r “Ego Joannes Baua”.
William Euing (1788-1874), insurance broker, Glasgow:  source unknown;  on verso of front free endpaper Euing’s pencil acquisition code “WE/27” and inventory number “43”.
University of Glasgow:  presented by Euing in 1872 according to the University Library bookplate on front pastedown.
Binding: Scotland, 19th-century gold-tooled panelled calf;  gilt-edged leaves;  marbled endpapers;  crimson silk bookmark;  binder’s ticket on verso of front free endpaper “Bound by Carss & Coy. Glasgow.”   Size:  189 x 138 mm.
Leaf size: 185 x 133 mm.
Annotations: Faint unidentified codes in the top margin of a1r (partially cropped by binder).
Decoration: None.
Imperfections: None.

 

Printer's device and inscription in Homerus: Iliados epitome (the Ilias Latina)