Mancinellus, Antonius: Spica. Versilogus sive De componendis versibus opusculum.
Venice: [Johannes Tacuinus, de Tridino], 9 Jan. 1499.
4to. a-e8 f6.  leaves.
ISTC im00143000; GW M20352; Goff M143; HR(+Ind) 10583; Walsh 2576.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Mu50-e.33 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Variant:||a2r, line 2: as in Walsh 2576 the second word is “uiruʒ” - which is omitted in the Reichling transcription.|
|Bound with:||The ninth of eleven items bound together. Bound with: (1) Buchanan, George, Sphaera. Paris: Frédéric Morel, 1585; (2) Ricci, Giovanni Filippo, Exemplar triumphi sapientiae. Siena: Luca Bonetti, 1595; (3) Horatius Flaccus, Quintus, De laudibus vitae rusticae. Ode Horatii epodon secunda ab Aldo Manuccio explicata. Bologna: 1586; (4) Barthélemy, Nicolas, Epithalamium Francisci Valesij & Mariae Anglorum regis filiae. Paris: Pierre Vidoué for Regnault Chaudière, 1520; (5) Barthélemy, Nicolas, Ennea sive Contemplatio. Orléans: Venundantur Aurelie pone diui Victoris templum Vd intersigniũ Rhinocerotis, [15--]; (6) Locenius, Joannes, Epigrammata quaedam sacra & moralia. Uppsala: Eschillus Matthiae, 1627; (7) Eilard, Christoph, Supremi honores heroinae christianae Annae ... Iohannis Sigismundi, Marchionis Brandenburgici ... viduae. Königsberg: Lorenz Segebade, [1626?]; (8) Apuleius Madaurensis, Lucius, Floridorum libri quatuor. Paris: Josse Bade, 1518; (10) Corsi, Pietro, Ecloga: que Erasmus inscribitur. [Rome: Giacomo Mazzocchi, 1513(?)]; (11) Corraro, Gregorio, Progne tragoedia, nunc primum edita. [Venice:] in Academia Veneta, 1558.|
|Provenance:||Charles Spencer (1675-1722), 3rd Earl of Sunderland: shelfmark of the Sunderland Library on front pastedown “D7:92” in ink and lightly scored through in pencil, below which is a later Sunderland shelfmark in pencil “8.F.1.” (see S. De Ricci, English collectors of books & manuscripts, 1530-1930, p. 39); lot 448 “Apuleius” (p. 35) in Bibliotheca Sunderlandiana: sale catalogue of the truly important and very extensive library of printed books known as the Sunderland or Blenheim Library. Portion the first (London: 1881); sold to Pickering & Co. for £13.0.0 according to the List of prices and purchasers’ names appended to the Sunderland sale catalogue.
Pickering & Chatto, booksellers and publishers, London (firm founded in 1820 by William Pickering, continued by his son, Basil Montagu Pickering, and purchased by Thomas Chatto in 1878): see above.
John Scott (1830-1903), shipbuilder, of Halkshill, Largs, Scotland: letter ‘S’ in ink at top left-hand corner of front pastedown (‘Mr John Scott’s mark’ according to a pencil note on the pastedown); lot 334 in Catalogue of the valuable and extensive library of the late John Scott, Esq. C.B., Hawkshill, Largs, Ayrshire, which will be sold by auction by Messrs. Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge ... 27th March, 1905. [London: 1905]; sold to Johnston for £1.12.0 according to the printed list of prices and purchasers’ names appended to the sale catalogue.
George Pyper Johnston (d. 1938), bibliographer and bookseller, 33 George Street, Edinburgh: item 105 in Johnston’s A catalogue of curious & rare books mostly from the library of the late John Scott ... (Edinburgh: 1905), priced at £7.7.0 and with note ‘This volume cost Mr Scott £13 at the Sunderland sale’; extract from the Johnston catalogue mounted on front pastedown.
David Murray (1842-1928), Glasgow lawyer, antiquary and bibliographer: book-plate; purchased from Johnston.
University of Glasgow: Murray library donation, 1927.
|Binding:||France, 17th/18th-century parchment; spine lettered in ink; printer’s waste (French text) visible as spine strengthener. Size: 207 x 149 mm.|
|Leaf size:||198 x 144 mm.|
|Annotations:||Number "5" in an early hand on a1r (the preceding item in the Sammelband, Lucius Apuleius Madaurensis, Floridorum libri quatuor, is numbered "4" in the same hand - suggesting that the two had also been associated at an earlier date); 19th-century pencil number “334” on front pastedown; 19th-century pencil numberings on rear pastedown “8608”, “77 105”, “90 23” and what appears to be a code (unread).|