Livius, Titus: Historiae Romanae decades I, III, IV.

Edited by Johannes Andreas de Bussis, bishop of Aleria.  Add: Lucius Annaeus Florus: Epitome decadum XIV.

Milan:  Philippus de Lavagnia, 1478.
Fol.   Part I:  A-B12 C-I10 k10 L-Q10 R6.   [170] leaves (A1 blank).   Part II:  AA-II10 kk10 LL-OO10.   [140] leaves.   Part III:  PP-ZZ10 &&108.   [108] leaves.
ISTC il00240000;  GW M18494;  Goff L240;  BMC VI 706 (IC. 26156);  Bod-inc L-118;  CIBN L-180.

GIP number: L28
Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Bh7-b.8 (see main library entry for this item)
Note: Printer's pin-holes visible.
Provenance: Robert Foulis (1707-1776) & Andrew Foulis (1712-1775), printers and booksellers, Glasgow.
University of Glasgow:  possibly to be identified with ‘Titi Livii Pars Edit Prima’ purchased from the Foulis brothers, 10 May 1754, and priced at £2.2.0 (see GUA 19575);  shelfmark ‘G.6.8’ matching entry in A. Arthur, Catalogus impressorum librorum in Bibliotheca Universitatis Glasguensis (Glasguae:  1791).
Binding: 18th-century speckled calf;  red leather title label on spine “LIVII DECAS TERTIA EDIT. VET”;  sprinkled red-edged leaves.   Size:  396 x 272 mm. 
Leaf size: 389 x 268 mm.
Annotations: 15th/early 16th-century marginal annotations on AA1r;  title “historia Annibalis” in an 18th-century hand in top margin of AA1r;  early inscription in lower margin of OO10r but so water-damaged as to be largely illegible.
Decoration: Fourteen-line initial "I" supplied in red and blue with reserved white on AA1r;  similar initials supplied on BB5r, CC10v, EE3v, FF7r, HH1r, II5v, LL1r, MM6r, NN7v.
Imperfections: Wanting parts I and III;  damp-stained throughout;  heavily wormed at beginning and end.

Marginal annotations in Livius, Titus: Historiae Romanae decades