Regiomontanus, Johannes: Kalendarium.
Venice: Erhard Ratdolt, 9 Aug. 1482.
4to. [110 2-38 42].  leaves.
Woodcut initials; woodcut border; woodcut diagrams (those of the eclipses printed in black and red); two moveable volvelles added to the woodcut “Instrumentū veri motus lune” on [d1v] (leaf [27v]); moveable brass pointer, controlled by a short length of fine thread, attached by three rivets to the woodcut “Quadratū horariū generale” on [d2v] (leaf [28v]).
ISTC ir00094000; Goff R94; BMC V 286; Bod-inc R-034.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll BD7-f.13 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Note:||Available online: Connect to Special Collections website article and images from this book|
|Variant:||1/1r, lines 1-4 (in red): uncorrected incipit as in BMC's main transcription except final word of line 4 reads "Sontini", not "Sentini".|
|Bound with:||The first of four incunabula bound together. Bound with: (2) Johannes de Sacro Bosco, Sphaera mundi. Venice: Erhard Ratdolt, 6 July 1482; (3) Alchabitius, Libellus isagogicus. Venice: Erhard Ratdolt, 16 Jan. 1482; (4) Abraham ibn Ezra, De luminaribus et diebus criticis. [Padua: Matthaeus Cerdonis], 7 Feb. 1482/83.|
|Provenance:||Thomas Arthur (fl. 1856-1876), bookseller, London: sold book to William Euing.
William Euing (1788-1874), insurance broker, Glasgow: purchased from Arthur 28 Sept. 1866 according to Euing’s pencil acquisition note with price on front pastedown “28 9 66 Arthur £1-11-6”; Euing’s pencil inventory numbers “No 3093, 3094, 3095, 3096” on front pastedown, together with a superseded inventory number "145"; source confirmed in Euing’s acquisitions inventory (University of Glasgow Library, MS Euing 49).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, varnished(?) paper-covered boards with watermark discernible of the sun with a human face (below which are the letters “A” and “C”?), brown calf spine. Size: 198 x 149 mm.|
|Leaf size:||196 x 142 mm.|
|Annotations:||Occasional early annotations in the Kalendarium for the months of July and August; annotation added to the woodcut of the eclipse of the moon in 1505 on 2/6v (f.16v) “N[ost]ris te[m]porib[us] apparuit 1505”; early 16th-century annotations on 3/8r (f.26r); “nota” marks on 3/3r (f.21r) and 3/4r (f.22r); occasional pointing hands.|