Seneca, Lucius Annaeus: Tragoediae.
Commentary by Gellius Bernardinus Marmita and Daniel Caietanus. Preliminaries: Daniel Caietanus: Apologia ad Leonardum Mocenigum. Polydorus Cabaliatus: Carmen in defensionem Danielis Caietani. Gellius Bernardinus Marmita: Epistolae Guillelmo de Rupeforti.
Venice: Matteo Capcasa (di Codeca), 18 July 1493.
Fol. A4 a-b8 c-z6 &4. , I-“CXXXVI” [i.e. CXXXXVI] leaves, the first leaf blank.
Woodcut initials (also initial spaces with and without guide-letters).
ISTC is00437000; GW M41444; Goff S437; BMC V 484 (IB. 22748); Bod-inc S-148; BSB-Ink S-273.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Bh9-d.9 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Bound with:||The second of two incunabula bound together. Bound with: Seneca, Lucius Annaeus, Opera philosophica. Venice: Bernardinus de Choris, de Cremona, 31 Oct. 1492.|
|Provenance:||Robert Foulis (1707-1776) & Andrew Foulis (1712-1775), printers and booksellers, Glasgow.
University of Glasgow: purchased from the Foulis brothers, 9 June 1742, for £1.0.0; see GUA 353; shelfmark ‘G.8.11’ on book-plate matching entry in A. Arthur, Catalogus impressorum librorum in Bibliotheca Universitatis Glasguensis (Glasguae: 1791).
|Binding:||18th-century calf; gold-tooled spine; sprinkled red-edged leaves; front flyleaf has fleur-de-lys watermark, rear flyleaf has countermark “IV”. Size: 314 x 220 mm.|
|Leaf size:||305 x 212 mm.|
|Annotations:||Occasional 16th-century marginal annotations in Latin, underlining and manicules in quires a-c and e.|
|Decoration:||Initial spaces have their initials supplied in red or blue throughout; capital strokes supplied throughout in red; occasional paragraph marks and underlining in red.|