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.   [86] 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'.
Decoration: None.
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.

 

Binding of Varro, Marcus Terentius: De lingua latina