Poggius Florentinus: Facetiae.

Antwerp:  Mathias van der Goes, 3 Aug. 1487.
4to.   a-b8 c6 d8 e6 f8 g6 h8.   [58] leaves.
ISTC ip00868000; GW M34553; Goff P868; CIBN P-526; Camp. 1431.

GIP number: P81
Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Bl3-g.7 (see main library entry for this item)
Bound with: The first of three incunabula bound together.   Bound with:  (2)  Stella clericorum.  [Antwerp:  Mathias van der Goes, between 21 June and 3 Aug. 1487];  (3)  Confessionale pro scholasticis et aliis multum utile.  [Antwerp:  Mathias van der Goes, between 21 June and 3 Aug. 1487].   Prior to 1966 the volume also contained (then as the third item) an incomplete 15th-century manuscript on paper of 23 leaves, identified as the partial text of the 'Dialogus creaturarum moralisatus' attributed to Nicolaus Pergamenus and also to Maynus de Mayneriis.   On the volume’s rebinding and restoration in 1966, the manuscript fragment was separately bound and given the shelfmark MS Gen. 143.
Provenance: William Grahame (17th century):  inscription on g1v “finis ame[n] per me guilielmu[m] grahame” (repeated on g2r and g3r).
University of Glasgow:  shelfmark “AV.2.16” on c2r and on University Library bookplate matching entry in A. Arthur, 'Catalogus impressorum librorum in Bibliotheca Universitatis Glasguensis', (Glasguae:  1791), which notes that the first item in the volume, Poggius Florentinus, Facetiae, “caret principio”.
Binding: England, 20th-century blind-tooled brown goatskin, with new endpapers and flyleaves, replacing an 18th-century half calf binding;  restored and rebound Aug. 1966 by Anthony Gardner, whose binder’s note appears on the rear free endpaper.   Size:  208 x 144 mm.
Leaf size: 200 x 133 mm.
Annotations: Occasional 17th-century marginal annotations;  two 17th/18th-century (possibly University of Glasgow Library) shelfmarks on c2r (the earlier of which is only partly legible) “[...] 6.19” and “CS.5.7”.
Decoration: None.
Imperfections: Wanting the last leaf and all before c2.


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