Terentius Afer, Publius: Comoediae.
With the commentaries of Aelius Donatus, Johannes Calphurnius, Guido Juvenalis, Jodocus Badius Ascensius. Add: Vita Terentii de dictis Petrarcae excerpta.
Strassburg: Johann (Reinhard) Grüninger, 1 Nov. 1496.
Fol. a6 b-c8 d-z6 A-E6 F8.  leaves, the last blank; leaves 7-179 numbered “Folium I” - “Fo. CLXXVI”, with errors.
Woodcuts; first two words of title on a1r cut in wood; woodcut initial on a6r.
ISTC it00094000; Goff T94; BMC I 110; Bod-inc T-046.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll BD9-d.18 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Variants:||a1r (title-page): “īterlineali”, “Comētarijs”, “Vocabulorū”, as in BMC, not as in Polain(B) 3667 “īterlineari”, “Cōmētarijs”, “Vocabularū”; a6r, lines 1 and 2: “THERENTII” and “PETRARCHA”, not as Polain’s “TERENTII” and “PETRARCA”; F7v, first line of colophon: “... ac vrbe libera ...” not as in BMC and Polain “... ac libera vrbe ...”|
|Provenance:||William Euing (1788-1874), insurance broker, Glasgow: source unknown.
University of Glasgow: Euing bequest, 1874.
|Binding:||Scotland, 20th century; rebound in the University of Glasgow Library ca. 1990 in oak boards, brown blind-tooled morocco spine, gilt title; new endpapers and flyleaves; previous binding unrecorded. Housed in a brown buckram-covered case. Size: 314 x 222 mm.|
|Leaf size:||301 x 210 mm.|
|Annotations:||“Phormio” (gatherings x-B) profusely annotated in a 16th/17th-century hand; occasional annotations elsewhere; cropped inscription “... Vxore benigna ...” in a 16th-century hand running parallel to fore-edge on a1r.|
|Decoration:||Four-line initial “S” on b1r supplied in pale green and gold; several woodcuts partially coloured by hand.|
|Imperfections:||Wanting the final blank leaf; gatherings a-g heavily wormed.|