Platina, Bartholomaeus: Vitae pontificum.
[Venice]: Johannes de Colonia and Johannes Manthen, 11 June 1479.
Fol. a10 b-o8 p6 q-y8 z10 &8 aa-ee8 ff6.  leaves.
ISTC ip00768000; Goff P768; BMC V 235; Bod-inc P-342.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll BD7-c.6 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Provenance:||Conte Alessandro Sanvitale (d. 1804), of Parma: book label with manuscript inscription within an engraved oval frame “Dei Conti Alessandro, e Stefano Sanvitale” on front pastedown.
Conte Stefano Sanvitale (1764-1838), of Parma, Italian politician and philanthropist (son of Alessandro Sanvitale): see above.
Thomas Arthur (fl. 1856-1876), bookseller, London: sold book to William Euing.
William Euing (1788-1874), insurance broker, Glasgow: purchased from Arthur 11 May 1869 according to Euing’s pencil acquisition note and price code “11 5 69 Arthur ca/f” on a1r together with his inventory number “No 4110” and a superseded inventory number “128”; source confirmed in Euing’s acquisitions inventory (University of Glasgow Library, MS Euing 49).
University of Glasgow: presented by Euing in 1872 according to University Library bookplate on front pastedown.
|Binding:||19th-century red paper-covered boards, red morocco spine with gilt spine title and gilt bands; front and rear flyleaves have watermark of a trefoil flanked by the letters “F” and “P”. Size: 308 x 204 mm.|
|Leaf size:||296 x 194 mm.|
|Annotations:||Occasional marginal annotations in Latin in ink in a humanist hand; other marginal notes in ink in later hands; occasional marginal notes in pencil in a 19th-century(?) hand; several erroneous printed signatures corrected in manuscript in an early hand; foliated in ink in an 18th-century hand (the same hand probably responsible for a brief note in Italian on the physical make-up of the book on a1r); note in ink in French and Italian on this edition written by either Alessandro or Stefano Sanvitale on rear free endpaper; 19th-century price “£1.11.6” and pencil numbers “386” and “1365” on front pastedown together with a brief reference in Italian to Brunet; brief 19th-century note in ink in English on this edition on front free endpaper.|