Scopesus, Bartholomaeus: De arte punctuandi dialogus.

[Paris]:  Antoine Denidel, [between 1498 and 7 Sept. 1499].
4to.   a4.   [4] 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. 
Decoration: None.
Imperfections: None.

 

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