Marchesinus, Johannes: Mammotrectus super Bibliam.
Venice: Nicolaus Jenson, 23 Sept. 1479.
4to. a-y8 1-68 710 A10 B-C8.  leaves (A1 blank).
ISTC im00239000; GW M20819; Goff M239; BMC V 180 (IA. 19729); Bod-inc M-085; CIBN M-124; BSB-Ink M-158.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll BD7-e.2 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Note:||In this copy quires A-C (Tabula) are bound at the beginning.|
|Provenance:||Limay, near Mantes, Île-de-France, Celestines, S. Trinitas, founded 1376: on A2r “Iste liber est celestinor[um] prope medu[n]ta[m]. Sic sig[na]tus 64”; on 7/10v “Iste liber est celestinor[um] s[an]cte trinitatis prope meduntam hunc dederu[n]t fratrj hugonj natalis parentes sui”.
Frater Hugo (15th/16th century) - see above.
Thomas Arthur (fl. 1856-1876), bookseller, London: sold book to William Euing.
William Euing (1788-1874), insurance broker, Glasgow: purchased from Arthur 18 Dec. 1868 according to Euing’s pencil acquisition note and price code “18 12 68 Arthur ba/-” on A2r together with his inventory number “No 3904” and a superseded inventory number “121”; source confirmed in Euing’s acquisitions inventory (University of Glasgow Library, MS Euing 49).
University of Glasgow: Euing bequest, 1874.
|Binding:||Scotland, 19th century blind-tooled panelled calf over bevelled boards; gilt spine title; marbled endpapers; red-edged leaves; early parchment index tabs retained; thin parchment guards with French text occasionally visible e.g. between k4 and k5, l4 and l5, p4 and p5; binder’s stamp “Bound by R. Nelson” on verso of front free endpaper. Size: 225 x 153 mm.|
|Leaf size:||217 x 140 mm.|
|Annotations:||Occasional marginal annotations in a 16th-century hand; foliated in an early hand “1”-“80” from v2 to 7/9 (this foliation occasionally referred to in the Tabula on 7/10v).|
|Decoration:||Six-line initial “F” on a1r and six-line initial “P” on v7r supplied in red and blue with reserved white; other initials supplied throughout in red or blue; occasional paragraph marks in red or blue; marginal floral decoration sketched in pencil on outer and lower margin of a6r.|
|Imperfections:||Wanting the blank leaf A1.|