Paulus Venetus: Scriptum super librum Aristotelis De anima.

Venice:  Filippo di Pietro, 17 Apr. 1481.
Fol.   a10 b8 C-F8 c-x8 y6 z8 [et]8 [con]8 [rum]8 A-B6.   [252] leaves, the first and last blank.
ISTC ip00235000; GW M30287; Goff P235; BMC V 222 (IB. 20188); BSB-Ink P-101

GIP number: P10
Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Veitch Eg6-a.13 (see main library entry for this item)
Variant: a2r, line 1:  “ANTA LITTERARVM SCIENtie” as in BSB electronic facsimile, not “[T]Anta Litterarum sci||entie ...” as in BMC.
Note: q7 misbound between q2 and q3.
Provenance: Georg Franz Burkhard Kloss (1787-1854), physician, Frankfurt:  book label “Georgius Kloss, M.D. Francofurti ad Moenum” on front pastedown;  lot 3073 in 'Catalogue of the library of Dr. Kloss of Franckfort a.M. …' (London:  Sotheby, 1835);  Kloss’s references to Panzer’s Annales on front pastedown.
John Veitch (1829-1894), Professor of Logic and Rhetoric, University of Glasgow:  source unknown;  number “79” written in blue pencil on 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 beech boards;  parchment spine (added in 19th century?) with author’s name and date “1481” tooled in black;  evidence of two clasps (now lost);  manuscript title (16th century) in centre of rear board, together with two unread lines of text in the same hand at the top of the rear board, which are largely obscured by grime and age;  front endpapers added in 19th century and front free endpaper has watermark “Loewen”.   Size:  321 x 218 mm.
Leaf size: 304 x 208 mm.
Annotations: Frequent marginal annotations in Latin in 15th/16th-century hands in brown and also in red ink, together with frequent underlining in red ink;  the underlining ends in quire k and thereafter the marginal annotations (in brown ink alone) become spasmodic;  text divided into three Books, each Book separately foliated in an early hand in the centre of top margin;  19th-century pencil number “88” on a2r;  pencil number “2024” in a 19th-century German(?) hand on front pastedown;  19th-century pencil note “Printing in 1440 [sic]” also on front pastedown, and a 19th-century price in pencil “28/” above the letters “CG”.
Decoration: None.
Imperfections: None.

Manuscript annotations in Paulus Venetus: Scriptum super librum Aristotelis De anima