Scopesus, Bartholomaeus: De arte punctuandi dialogus.
[Paris]: Antoine Denidel, [between 1498 and 7 Sept. 1499].
4to. a4.  leaves.
Woodcut printer's device.
ISTC is00336800; CIBN S-169; Sack (Freiburg) 3193.
Date taken from CIBN; Sack (Freiburg) dates ca. 1500.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll BD2-f.20 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Bound with:||The first of four items bound together. Bound with: (2) Liber Faceti docens mores hominum. Paris: Nicole de la Barre, [ca. 1495-97]; (3) Persius Flaccus, Aulus, Satyrae. Paris: Josse Bade for Jean Petit, 24 Apr. 1505 (Renouard, 'Imprimeurs & librairies parisiens du XVIe siècle', vol.2, no. 40); (4) Baptista Mantuanus, Bucolica seu adolescentia. Paris: Jean Barbier for Denis Roce, 15 Jan. 1505/06 (Renouard, 'Imprimeurs & librairies parisiens du XVIe siècle', vol.3, no.87).|
|Provenance:||Johannes Paillot (16th century), monk at the Benedictine Abbey of St.Peter, Montier-la-Celle, near Troyes: inscription on a1r “Johannes Paillot me possidet iure” and on the title-page of the third work bound in this volume “Johannes paillot Religiosus monasterij Celle prope trecas me possidet iure” and “frater Johannes Paillot prepositus sanc[ti] godonis in oya(?) [=Oyes] me possid[et]”.
Petrus Hebert (16th century ), advocate, of Vitry-le-François: inscription on a1r “Ex libris Petri Hebert ad[voca]ti Regii Victoriacensis”.
Faulconnier (16th/17th century): on a1r “Faulconnier”.
Hebert, -: on rear pastedown “301-040 d. m.Hebert”.
J(?) W (19th century): on front free endpaper monogram “J(?) W 1835”.
Wilson (19th century): on rear pastedown “p/n Wilsons Sale 1835”.
Edward Knight (fl. 1857-1874), bookseller, Islington, London: sold book to William Euing.
William Euing (1788-1874), insurance broker, Glasgow: purchased from Knight 3 Mar. 1866 according to Euing’s pencil acquisition note with price code on front free endpaper “3 3 66 Knt ad/-”; Euing’s pencil acquisition number “No 2604” on a1r; source confirmed in Euing’s acquisitions inventory (University of Glasgow Library, MS Euing 49).
University of Glasgow: Euing bequest 1874.
|Binding:||18th-century calf; gold-tooled spine with red leather title label “PERSIUS &”; red-edged leaves. Size: 201 x 139 mm.|
|Leaf size:||194 x 130 mm.|
|Annotations:||Number “liiij” in an early hand on a1r; on the front pastedown and front free endpaper bibliographical references (one dated 1836, the other 1838), a textual note and a list of contents provided by a 19th-century owner, who noted that he also possessed another incunable edition of the Liber Faceti (Deventer: Richard Pafraet, 1496); a 19th-century inscription on front pastedown largely obscured by University Library bookplate.|