Seneca, Lucius Annaeus: Tragoediae.
Edited, with commentary, by Gellius Bernardinus Marmita.
Venice: Lazarus de Suardis, de Saviliano, 12 Dec. 1492.
Fol. a8 b-z6.  leaves.
Woodcut printer’s device.
ISTC is00436000; Goff S436; BMC V 491; Bod-inc S-147.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll BD7-b.7 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Note:||With the line beginning “¶ Cum priuilegio ...” on z6r which has been added by hand-stamping to some (but not all) copies after printing off - cf. BMC.|
|Provenance:||Sir John Anstruther (1718-1799), 2nd Baronet: armorial bookplate on verso of front free endpaper “Sr. John Anstruther of Anstruther Bart.” (Franks 616).
William Euing (1788-1874), insurance broker, Glasgow: acquisition date ‘7. 1. 54’, an early Euing inventory number ‘14’ and his price code (or perhaps shelfmark?) ‘Q.Qqv’ on front free endpaper, all in pencil; source unknown.
University of Glasgow: presented by Euing in 1872 according to University Library bookplate on front pastedown.
|Binding:||England, 18th-century diced brown russia, covers decorated with a deep gold-tooled border formed by triple fillets and three different rolls; gold-tooled spine; marbled endpapers; turquoise silk bookmark; evidence of an early manuscript title written horizontally across fore-edge. Size: 312 x 212 mm.|
|Leaf size:||301 x 201 mm.|
|Annotations:||19th-century price code “o/-” in pencil on rear free endpaper.|