COMPUTUS CUM COMMENTO. LYON: JEAN DU PRÉ (PRINTER OF LYON), 10 FEBRUARY 1488/89
4to (194 x 143mm.), 40 leaves, a-e8, 34 lines, gothic type, 7-line initial in red, red paraphs, woodcut illustrations, woodcut printer's device on final verso (otherwise blank), eighteenth-century blue paper wrappers, modern folding box, occasional light staining, small hole on c8 with loss of a few letters, last leaf defective (not affecting text), backstrip slightly worn
printed inventory number 2064 on front cover and inside front cover; George Augustus Shuckburgh, 6th Baronet (1751-1804), armorial bookplate; Christie's, 24 November 1993, lot 26, £5,500, Erwin Tomash
Sir George Shuckburgh was a mathematician and Fellow of the Royal Society, who went on his Grand Tour from 1774 to 1776. He owned a substantial library which included a Gutenberg Bible and other early scientific books.
Tomash & Williams A77; H 5594; ISTC ia00732500; GW 1952; Klebs 71.01; Smith, Le Comput manuel de Magister Anianus 3