Livius, Titus: Historiae Romanae decades.
Edited by Marcus Antonius Sabellicus.
Venice: Bartholomaeus de Zanis, 20 June 1498.
Fol. a-b8 c4 d-m8 n-o6 A-I8 K10 aa-hh8. , 229,  leaves, the final leaf blank. Leaves 60, 78, and 162-163 misnumbered 50, 84, and 192-193.
ISTC il00248000; Goff L248; Polain(B) 2500; Bod-inc L-125.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Bn8-d.2 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Note:||Leaf a7 misbound at the end of gathering b, leaf i8 misbound at the end of gathering l.|
|Bound with:||The first of two items bound together. Bound with: Homerus, Ilias. Venice: Joannes Tacuinus, de Tridino, 25 Feb. 1502/3.|
|Provenance:||Walter Ogilvie (b. ca. 1460?), author of a panegyric on Henry VII: on A1r “Liber M[a]g[ist]rj Gualterj Ogiluij ...”; on aa1r “Gualterus Ogiluius faustin[us] veritat[is] homo Amicissim[us] eiusq[ue] o[mn]ib[us] exhibende p[ro]mptissim[us] vtriusq[ue] fortune [con]temptor no[n] instrenuus ... [remainder cropped]”; a similar inscription (also cropped) on c4v; on d1r in the same hand “solus sapiens diues”; a more complete provenance inscription appears on the title-page of the second item in this volume: “Gwalterus Ogilui[us] faustin[us] verita[is] hom[o] Amicissim[us] eiusq[ue] o[mn]ib[us] sua p[ro] virili exhibe[n]d[e] p[ro]mptissim[us] vtriusq[e] fortune contemptor no[n] instrenuus bonor[um] o[mn]i[um] ac doctor[um] cultor ama[n]tissim[us]” - see Durkan & Ross, p. 134.
Andrew Rosse (d. 1751), Professor of Humanity, University of Glasgow (1706-1735): inscription on front pastedown “Ex Libris Bibliothecae Universitatis Glasguensis Ex Dono M. Andreae Rosse Human: Liter: Profess:” and a similar (damaged) inscription on a2r.
University of Glasgow: shelfmark “BR.f2.n” in margin of a2r, altered to “BS.f2.n2” matching a shelfmark on front pastedown and also the entry in 'Catalogus librorum Bibliothecae Universitatis Glasguensis anno 1691' (University of Glasogw, MS Gen. 1313); mid 18th-century University Library shelfmark “X.f6.n.5” on front pastedown; a later 18th-century shelfmark “T.1.28” on University Library bookplate matching entry in A. Arthur, 'Catalogus impressorum librorum in Bibliotheca Universitatis Glasguensis', (Glasguae: 1791).
|Binding:||Late 17th/early 18th-century blind-tooled panelled calf; rebacked in morocco in 20th century with oval gilt stamp of Glasgow College Library at foot of spine; new flyleaves added and original rear pastedown overlaid; sprinkled red and blue-edged leaves. Size: 296 x 213 mm.|
|Leaf size:||282 x 195 mm.|
|Annotations:||Occasional 16th-century marginal annotations in Latin, pointing hands and underlining; early marginal numbering of chapters in the third Decade (A4r-D2r); 18th-century marginal annotation in Latin on m7r.|
|Imperfections:||Wanting a1, a8 and the blank leaf hh8.|