Pius II, Pont. Max.: Epistolae familiares.
Edited by Ambrosius Archintus and Joannes Vinzalius.
Lyons: Jean de Vingle, 8 Nov. 1497.
4to. A8 a-z8 [et]8 [con]6.  leaves, 8 and 206 blank. Woodcut initials.
ISTC ip00722000; Goff P722; BMC VIII 312; Bod-inc P-323.
Includes Pius II: De duobus amantibus Euryalo et Lucretia; Descriptio urbis Viennensis; De curialium miseria. Poggius Florentinus: Epistola de balneis; Epistola de morte Hieronymi Pragensis. Leonardus Brunus Aretinus: De duobus amantibus Guiscardo et Sigismunda (a Latin version of Boccaccio, Decameron IV.1). With a preface by Nicolaus von Wyle.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Bn6-h.4 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Note:||Gathering a misbound between gatherings b and c; leaves misbound in gathering e and also in gathering m (with an early annotation in Latin at the foot of l8v and m2v noting the misplacements in gathering m).|
|Provenance:||University of Glasgow: shelfmark “AS f5 n13” on A1r matching entry in 'Catalogus librorum Bibliothecae Universitatis Glasguensis anno 1691' (University of Glasgow Library, MS Gen 1313); source unknown; shelfmark “A.2.13” on University Library bookplate matching entry in A. Arthur, 'Catalogus impressorum librorum in Bibliotheca Universitatis Glasguensis', (Glasguae: 1791); 19th/20th-century note in pencil on bookplate “Law Room”.|
|Binding:||Scotland, full brown morocco (ca. 1960), new endpapers; earlier sprinkled red-edging retained; previous binding unrecorded. Size: 242 x 172 mm.|
|Leaf size:||231 x 163 mm but turned-over upper corner of d7 reveals that the leaf measurement was at least 235 x 167 mm before cropping.|
|Annotations:||References in Latin to Epistolae 104 and 105 on title-page (A1r); brief prayer in English in a 17th-century hand on the verso of the blank leaf A8; marginal reference on c4r to Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester; very occasional “nota” marks and underlining.|