Strabo: Geographia, libri XVI.

Translated by Guarinus Veronensis and Gregorius Tifernas.   Edited by Antonius Mancinellus.

[Venice]:  Johannes Rubeus Vercellensis, 24 Apr. 1494.
Fol.   [*]8 [†]8 a-r6  ſ6 s-z6 &6.   [17], ii-cl leaves.   Quire [*] is numbered “i”-“iii”, quire [†] “v”-“viii” but neither is signed.   Leaf [*1] unnumbered, [*2] is numbered “i”, [*3] numbered “ii”, [*4] numbered “iii”;  the first leaf of quire [†] is numbered “v”, [†2] numbered “vi”, [†3] numbered “vii”, [†4] numbered “viii”.   Woodcut initial.
ISTC is00797000; GW M44098; Goff S797; BMC V 418 (IB. 23162); Bod-inc S-328; CIBN S-474; BSB-Ink S-598.

GIP number: S57
Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Bl7-e.1 (see main library entry for this item)
Provenance: University of Glasgow:  shelfmark “AE f1 n3” on [*2r] (leaf [2r]) matching entry in 'Catalogus librorum Bibliothecae Universitatis Glasguensis anno 1691' (University of Glasgow Library, MS Gen. 1313);  source unknown;  shelfmark “B.1.7” on University Library bookplate matching entry in A. Arthur, 'Catalogus impressorum librorum in Bibliotheca Universitatis Glasguensis', (Glasguae:  1791).
Binding: 16th/17th-century parchment;  covers apparently re-used since their height is less than the height of the text block and there is a pronounced vertical fold mark running down the entire length of the spine.   Size:  267 x 195 mm.   Now shelved in a pale grey buckram-covered box.
Leaf size: 277 x 195 mm.
Annotations: Alphabet doodles on [*1v] (leaf [1v]).
Decoration: Seven-line letter “Q” on z3v supplied in brown pen-and-ink, and (on the line above) the letter “D” of “[D]Ecimuſſeptimus” is supplied in brown pen-and-ink.
Imperfections: Top outer corners of early quires and upper margins of final quires have rodent damage.


Manuscript initial in Strabo: Geographia, libri XVI