Terentius Afer, Publius: Comoediae.

Commentaries by Aelius Donatus;  Guido Juvenalis;  Jodocus Badius Ascensius;  and Johannes Calphurnius (in part).   Edited by Jodocus Badius Ascensius.   Add:  Vita Terentii.

Venice:  Lazarus de Soardis, de Saviliano, 7 Nov. 1499.
Fol.   a-f6 g4 h-z6 A-Q6 R4.   [1] ii-ccxxxvi leaves.
Woodcuts;  woodcut typographical signs;  woodcut printer’s device.
ISTC it00103000; GW M45544; Goff T103; BMC V 491 (IB. 23611); Bod-inc T-049.

Assigned by Proctor to Simon de Luere.

GIP number: T4
Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Bl1-d.11 (see main library entry for this item)
Variant: R4r, line 2 of colophon:  “... pena ...” not as in BMC “... pœna ...”;  R4r, line 4 of colophon:  “Ad Lectorem.” not as in BMC “Ad Lectorem Index cōmētarior[um].” 
Provenance: Spreull, Robert (fl. early 17th century), student at University of Glasgow (see Cosmo Innes, ed., Munimenta alme Universitatis Glasguensis, (Glasgow:  1854) III, 9, 17, 64, 77, 176, 476, for several of that name): ‘R Spreull’ on a4r and ‘Robertus Spreull’ on u6r.
University of Glasgow:  shelfmark “AK f:1 n:11” (lightly scored through) on a2r matching entry in 'Catalogus librorum Bibliothecae Universitatis Glasguensis anno 1691' (University of Glasgow Library, MS Gen. 1313) together with inscription “Ex libris Universitatis Glasguensis empt[us] propriis Academiae sumptibus 1711 Jo. Stirling P[rincipalis]”;  a later University Library shelfmark “U. f.5 n.10” also on a2r;  shelfmark “BQ.4.11” on University Library bookplate matching entry in A. Arthur, 'Catalogus impressorum librorum in Bibliotheca Universitatis Glasguensis', (Glasguae:  1791). 
Binding: England, 20th century.   Rebound by Douglas Cockerell and Son, May 1965, in quarter brown goatskin, marbled paper sides, new endpapers;  replacing a 19th-century binding, by Carss of Glasgow, of brown sheep and marbled paper sides;  Carss binder’s ticket preserved on front pastedown;  Cockerell binder’s note tipped onto rear pastedown together with sample of previous spine covering.   Size:  318 x 217 mm. 
Leaf size: 307 x 204 mm. 
Annotations: Occasional marginal annotations in Latin in a 17th-century hand;  occasional underlining;  manicule on R4r;  on R3v a quotation from George Buchanan’s Paraphrase on Psalm 104 “Te rerum Deus alme canam dominumque patremque”;  on R4v a ten-line inscription in English in a 17th-century hand relating to the river Silarus (i.e. modern Sele) in Campania, and six lines of verse in Latin in a 17th-century hand beginning “Pandite vos dominum”. 
Decoration: Small pen-and-ink drawing of head of a bearded man on R4v. 
Imperfections: Wanting a1 (title-page);  woodcut printer’s device on R4r excised, with piece of blank paper pasted over the lacuna. 

Annotations in Terentius Afer, Publius: Comoediae