Lucas de Burgo S. Sepulchri: Somma di arithmetica, geometria, proporzioni e proporzionalità.

Preliminaries:  Fa. Pompilius:  Epigramma ad lectorem.   Giorgio Sommariva:  Epigramma ad auctorem.

Venice:  Paganinus de Paganinis, 10-20 Nov. 14[9]4.
Fol.   π8 a-z88810 AA14 A-H8 I-K6.   [9], 2-224, 1-76 leaves.
The preliminary quire numbered but not signed.
Woodcut capitals, diagrams, and figures.
ISTC il00315000;  GW M18913;  Goff L315;  BMC V 457 (IB. 23272 variant issue);  Bod-inc L-167;  BSB-Ink P-2;  IGI 7132.

GIP number: L36
Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Mu36-a.12 (see main library entry for this item)
Variant: Three issues are recorded.  This copy has the original setting of the variant sheets as described in IGI 7132 and in Bod-inc’s first copy, in which a1r has the text surrounded by a white on black woodcut border and an eleven-line woodcut initial "L" of a monk holding a compass over an open book.
Provenance: Padua, Imperial Regia Biblioteca Universitaria di Padova:  oval armorial book-stamp (ink heavily smudged) on π1r.
Unidentified bookseller (early 20th century):  extract relating to this copy taken from an unidentified bookseller’s catalogue and pasted onto front pastedown (item 394, price £10.0.0), the extract continues with a copy of the 1523 edition from the same press (item 395, price £2.10.0).
David Murray (1842-1928), Glasgow lawyer, antiquary and bibliographer:  bookplate on front pastedown;  presumably purchased from the above bookseller.
University of Glasgow:  Murray library donation, 1927.
Binding: England, 19th-century half dark brown goatskin, decorated cloth sides;  gold-tooled spine;  gilt-edged leaves;  binder’s stamp on front pastedown “Bound by W. Pratt”.   Size:  327 x 230 mm.
Leaf size: 316 x 215 mm.
Annotations: Occasional brief marginal notes in Latin and Italian in a 16th-century hand, mainly extracting keywords;  occasional nota marks;  leaves AA1 and AA2, both erroneously foliated “981” by the printer, have their foliation corrected in manuscript to “211” and “212”;  price in pencil on rear pastedown “10/-/-”.
Decoration: Paragraph marks and underlining supplied in red throughout.
Imperfections: None.


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