Lilius, Zacharias: Orbis breviarium.

[Venice:  Johannes and Gregorius de Gregoriis, de Forlivio, ca. 1505]
4to.   A6 b-i8 K8 l-m8 n4.   [98] leaves.
ISTC il00220000;  Goff L220;  BMC(It) p.378.

Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Ferguson An-x.20 (see main library entry for this item )

Antonio Seripando (1486-1531), Neapolitan humanist: probable owner; his library at his death passed to his brother, Girolamo Seripando; see Laura Nuvoloni 'A book from Parrhasius’s library', Cambridge University Library Incunabula Project blog, 11 May 2010 (
Girolamo Seripando (1493-1563), theologian, General of the Congregation of S. Johannes ad Carbonariam, and Cardinal Legate at the Council of Trent: inscription on n3v “.F. Hieronymi seripandi”; his entire library gifted to the Augustinian convent of S. Johannes ad Carbonarium, Naples, in 1536.
Naples, Augustinian Hermits, S. Johannes ad Carbonariam: inscription on A1r “Ad usu[m] S. Joannis ad Carbonaria[m]”.
George C. Harvey (d. before 1885): armorial bookplate on front pastedown with manuscript date 1831; “a gentleman long resident in Rome” according to the sale catalogue, 'Catalogue of the library of the late George C. Harvey ...' (London: Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, 16 Jan. 1885); lot 284, sold to Quaritch for £0.2.0 according to the annotated British Library copy of the sale catalogue - shelfmark S.C.S. 883(2); the Bodleian copy of the auction catalogue has an annotation on the title-page noting that Harvey’s library was “left to his nephew, the Rev. H.A. Harvey of Ch. Ch., who sells them” - cf. Bod-inc, vol. 6, p. 2874.
Revd Henry Auber Harvey (1824-1910), M.A., Christ Church, Oxford: see above.
Bernard Quaritch (1819-1899), bookseller, London: see above.
John Ferguson (1837-1916): purchased via Quaritch; Ferguson’s acquisition date on Harvey bookplate “19 Jan. 1885” and his brief bibliographical note on front free endpaper.
University of Glasgow: Ferguson collection purchase, 1921.

Binding: 19th-century half vellum, buff paper-covered boards, gilt leather title label.   Size:  200 x 153 mm.
Leaf size: 195 x 142 mm.
Annotations: Leaves foliated in ink in an early hand (many leaf numbers cropped by binder).
Decoration: None.
Imperfections: None.

Bookplate in Lilio, Zacharia: Orbis breviarium