Leo I, Pont. Max: Sermones [Italian].
Translated by Filippo Corsini. Add: Johannes Andreas de Bussis, bishop of Aleria: Letter to Pope Paulus II; Marsilius Ficinus: Preface.
Florence: [Antonio di Bartolommeo Miscomini], 21 May 1485.
Fol. [14 2-218 2210]. , I-CLXVIII,  leaves, the last blank.
ISTC il00136000; Goff L136; BMC VI 638; Bod-inc L-070.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll BD9-e.1 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Provenance:||Unidentified book stamps: two oval books stamps on 1/1r - one with the number “N. 988” written below, but both so heavily inked and smudged as to be illegible.
William Euing (1788-1874), insurance broker, Glasgow: source unknown; an early Euing inventory number “7” in pencil on front pastedown.
University of Glasgow: presented by Euing in 1872 according to one of two University Library bookplates on front pastedown.
|Binding:||Italy, 18th-century vellum, gilt bands on spine together with gold-tooled black leather title label (“S. LIONE SERMONI”) and remains of a red leather date label at foot of spine. Size: 270 mm x 200 mm.|
|Leaf size:||263 x 194 mm.|
|Annotations:||Partially deciphered 16th/17th-century ownership(?) inscription on 1/1r “[...] regal[en]sis(?)”; 19th-century price in pencil on front pastedown “4/4/0” together with a price code “u/ge/-”; word in pencil beginning “Caſsan[...]” on front pastedown - the ending obscured by University Library bookplate; 19th-century pencil price code on rear pastedown “e/”.|
|Decoration:||Many initials supplied in brown pen and ink - more frequently in the first section of the book.|