Orbellis, Nicolaus de: Summula philosophica rationalis.
Basel: Michael Furter, 1494.
4to. a8 b6 c-g8 h-k6.  leaves (k6 blank).
Woodcut printer’s device.
ISTC io00077800; GW M28126; Goff O80; BMC III 782 (IA. 37775); CIBN O-43; BSB-Ink N-128.
Two copies held by the University of Glasgow.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Veitch Eg6-d.8 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Variant:||k5r, lines 8-9 of colophon: ‘... volumini=||buu eſt emēda tius ...’ as CIBN, not ‘... volumini=||bus est emēdatus ...’ as BMC.|
|Bound with:||The first of two incunabula bound together. Bound with (and probably forming a bibliographical unit with): Orbellis, Nicolaus de, Cursus librorum philosophiae naturalis [Aristotelis] secundum viam Scoti. Basel: Michael Furter, 1494 (O8/1).|
|Provenance:||F. Baudetius (fl. 1560): inscription at top right-hand corner of a2r “f F baudetius(?) 1560”.
Dinant, Jesuits: inscription (17th century) at bottom right-hand corner of a2r “Coll: Soc: Jesú Dion:” and at top left-hand corner of same page “Dionanti”.
John Veitch (1829-1894), Professor of Logic and Rhetoric, University of Glasgow: source unknown; number “261” written in blue pencil in top left-hand corner of front pastedown (a numbering common to many books in the Veitch collection and probably an inventory number).
University of Glasgow: Veitch collection donation, 1895.
|Binding:||16th-century blind-tooled calf over bevelled wooden boards; the front cover decorated with triple fillets and a roll with vine design to form the frame of a rectangle (a separate square dragon stamp placed at each corner); the rectangle divided diagonally by triple fillets into four full lozenge-shaped compartments (each containing a separate pineapple stamp) and eight triangular-shaped compartments (each containing a separate roundel stamp of a six-petalled flower); the rear cover similarly decorated; remains of two brass clasps; catch plates on rear board; rebacked in 19th century. Size: 203 x 151 mm.|
|Leaf size:||192 x 144 mm.|
|Annotations:||Frequent 16th-century marginal annotations in the earlier quires; frequent underlining and additionally some lines of text highlighted with grey brush strokes; the final letter ‘u’ of ‘voluminibuu’ (see Variant) corrected by hand to ‘s’; 19th-century price ‘10/6’ in pencil on front pastedown.|
|Decoration:||Initials supplied in red (occasionally in red and black) throughout (those from a2r to h1r are additionally washed in yellow); printed paragraph marks have strokes supplied in red; additional paragraph marks are supplied in red; chapter headings underlined in red throughout; most headlines underlined in red.|
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Bk5-g.13 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Variant:||As in copy 1 (but without the correction by hand).|
|Bound with:||The first of three incunabula bound together. Bound with: (2) Brulefer, Stephanus, Formalitates in doctrinam Scoti. Paris: [Ulrich Gering, ca. 1480] (B108); (3) Orbellis, Nicolaus de, Cursus librorum philosophiae naturalis [Aristotelis] secundum viam Scoti. Basel: Michael Furter, 1494 (O8/2).|
|Provenance:||John Wood (fl. 1574): inscription on a2r “Joannes Wod est meus herus 1574” (the same inscription appears on z10r of third item in volume); see Durkan & Ross, Early Scottish libraries, p.91.
John Duly (16th century), probable owner: on z10v of third item in volume “Liber D[omi]nj Johanis Duly; see Durkan & Ross, Early Scottish libraries, p. 91.
David Rait (16th century), probable owner: on z10v of third item in volume “Liber Davidis Rait”; see Durkan & Ross, Early Scottish libraries, p. 91.
Thomas Thomsone (16th/17th century), probable owner: on f1r and z10v of third item in volume “Thomas Thomsone”; see Durkan & Ross, Early Scottish libraries, p. 91.
J. Burnet (17th century): inscription on a2r “J. Burnet”; see Durkan & Ross, Early Scottish libraries, p.91.
University of Glasgow: shelfmark “AI.f3.n17” on a2r matching entry in Catalogus librorum Bibliothecae Universitatis Glasguensis anno 1691 (University of Glasgow Library, MS Gen 1313); shelfmark “AE.13.5” on University Library bookplate on front pastedown matching entry in A. Arthur, Catalogus impressorum librorum in Bibliotheca Universitatis Glasguensis (Glasguae: 1791).
|Binding:||17th-century blind-tooled calf; covers decorated with a triple-fillet border; sprinkled red-edged leaves. Size: 194 x 140 mm.|
|Leaf size:||185 x 135 mm.|
|Annotations:||Frequent marginal annotations throughout in a 16th-century hand (many cropped by binder); underlining throughout.|
|Decoration:||Initials supplied in red throughout; a few capital strokes in red; brown pen-and-ink decoration added to diagram on b3r.|