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. 144.
Fol. π8 a-z8 ⁊8 ↄ8 ꝝ10 AA14 A-H8 I-K6. , 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.
|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.|