Platina, Bartholomaeus: De honesta voluptate et valetudine.
Bologna: Johannes Antonius de Benedictis, 11 May 1499.
4to. a-m8.  leaves, the last blank.
Woodcut printer's device.
ISTC ip00766000; Goff P766; BMC VI 852; Bod-inc P-341.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Ferguson An-y.16 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Provenance:||Jacobus Antonius, of Bologna (15th/16th century): inscription on title-page (a1r) “Jacobi Antonij Bon.” (possibly just a mis-spelling of the printer’s name rather than an owner).
Lubianus (15th/16th century): inscription on a1r “Sum Lubianj Anno: XXX”, lightly scored through.
John Ferguson (1837-1916), Professor of Chemistry, University of Glasgow: pencil acquisition note on front pastedown “John Ferguson Florence Sept. 22 1896” and his brief bibliographical notes in pencil on rear pastedown.
University of Glasgow: Ferguson collection purchase, 1921.
|Binding:||19th-century(?) limp vellum; ink title on spine. Size: 200 x 148 mm.|
|Leaf size:||199 x 145 mm.|
|Annotations||Marginal annotations in a 16th-century hand in gathering a; brief references to Pythagoras on m7r; pencil price on rear pastedown “28/”.|
|Imperfections:||Wanting the final blank leaf.|