Livius, Titus: Historiae Romanae decades I, III, IV.
Edited by Johannes Andreas de Bussis, bishop of Aleria. Add: Lucius Annaeus Florus: Epitome decadum XIV.
[Treviso]: Michael Manzolus, 31 Oct. 1480.
Fol. a10 b-f8 g6 h-r8 ſ8 s-x6 y-z8 &8 ↄ8 ꝝ8 A-G8 H10 I-L8 M-N6 O8 P6 Q-R8 S6 T8 V-X6 Y8.  leaves (a1, Y8 blank).
ISTC il00242000; GW M18473; Goff L242; BMC VI 890 (IB. 28366); Bod-inc L-120.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Bh9-d.1 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Note:||Blind impressions of several lines of type faintly visible below the colophon on Y6r.|
|Provenance:||Thomas Talbot (17th century): inscriptions (lightly scored through) on lower margin of a2r “Θωμας Ταλβοτ” (with a related(?) inscription heavily scored through in upper margin of same page).
George Blyth (17th century): inscription on c4v “Titi Liuij Georgij blithi”.
University of Glasgow: source unknown, but according to the University of Glasgow Senate minutes of 4 Jan. 1739 (GUA 26639), the quaestor was instructed to purchase a copy of ‘Livij Historia Paris [sic] 1480’; shelfmark ‘K.8.16’ on University Library book-plate matching entry in A. Arthur, Catalogus impressorum librorum in Bibliotheca Universitatis Glasguensis (Glasguae: 1791).
|Binding:||England, 18th-century sheep; covers decorated with a triple-fillet border in blind, with a single floral roll running alongside the joints; spine title in gilt. Size: 325 x 218 mm.|
|Leaf size:||310 x 210 mm.|
|Annotations:||Marginal annotations in red ink in a 15th/16th-century hand on a2v, with underlining in red on a2r and a2v; frequent marginal annotations in various 16th/17th-century hands in black and brown ink in books 1 and 2 of the first decade and in books 1-3 of the third decade, and occasional annotations elsewhere; marginal scribblings in English in a 17th-century hand on b2r; leaves c5-t1 foliated “1”-“110” with considerable errors.|
|Decoration:||Six-line initial “F” on a2r supplied in blue on a square ground of red pen-work decoration; other initials supplied throughout in red or blue with small manuscript guide-letters visible; paragraph marks in red or blue before each book heading.|
|Imperfections:||Wanting y2, y7, D8, Y1, Y7 and the blank leaves a1 and Y8.|