Varro, Marcus Terentius: De lingua latina.
Add: Analogia. Edited by Pomponius Laetus. Preliminaries: Pomponius Laetus: Epistola Bartholomaeo Platinae.
[Venice: Johannes de Colonia and Johannes Manthen, ca. Dec. 1474]
4to. a10 2a10 b10 d10 e8 f6 g-k8.  leaves, 54 and 86 blank.
ISTC iv00096000; Goff V96; BMC V 230; Bod-inc V-046.
Dated ca. Dec. 1474 in CIBN (V-64); dated ca. 1475 by Goff and Bod-inc.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll BD7-e.27 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Note:||Gathering e is misbound between b9 and b10.|
|Provenance:||William Euing (1788-1874), insurance broker, Glasgow: Euing's inventory number “No. 76” in pencil on verso of front free endpaper; source unknown.
University of Glasgow: Euing bequest, 1874.
|Binding:||19th-century green straight-grained morocco decorated with a single gold fillet, a small gold dot at each corner; gold-tooled spine; khaki-coloured endpapers; gilt-edged leaves; brown silk bookmark. Size: 227 x 164 mm.|
|Leaf size:||218 x 153 mm.|
|Annotations:||Occasional underlining and early marginal annotations (mainly extracting keywords) - heavily washed; 19th-century price “£2-2-0” in pencil on verso of front free endpaper; 19th-century note on front flyleaf referring to “the Cracherode copy of this work” and with a reference to William Beloe’s 'Anecdotes of literature and scarce books'; note on a piece of paper loosely inserted referring to other editions in the 'Bibliotheca Spenceriana'.|
|Imperfections:||Wanting the blank leaves f6 (f. 54) and k8 (f. 86); evidence of a removed bookplate on front pastedown beneath the University of Glasgow Library bookplate.|