Argellata, Petrus de: Chirurgia.

Venice:  [Printer of Argellata, 'Chirurgia' (H 1636)], 28 Apr. 1492.
Fol.  a-e8 f-u6 x8 y10.   [148] leaves, the first blank, 4-141 numbered 4-130, with errors and omissions.
ISTC ia00952000; GW 2322; Goff A952; BMC V 586 (IB. 25125); CIBN A-500; BSB-Ink A-668

GIP number: A78
Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Hunterian By.2.2 (see main library entry for this item)
Note: r1.6 and r2.5 transposed.
Provenance: William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist:  source unknown.
University of Glasgow:  Hunterian bequest 1807;  Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “Al.4.9”.
Binding: England, 18th-century blind-tooled mottled calf;  covers decorated with double-fillet border and with a central panel formed by a double fillet, with a floral ornament at each outer corner;  green and red marbled-edged leaves;  rebacked 19th/20th century in plain calf.  Size:  307 x 195 mm.
Leaf size: 300 x 192 mm.
Annotations: Early marginal annotations in Latin in red ink on a2r;  marginal annotation in English in a 17th-century hand in black ink in “De curatione fluxus sanguinis” on d2r;  marginal annotations in Latin in a 16th-century hand in black ink in “Tractatus de ulceribus" on d3, in "De vulneribus capitis” on l3v, and in "De ulceribus inguinis" on o2v-o3r;  frequent keywords added in margins of Tabula (y8-10);  occasional underlining;  faulty printed foliation corrected by hand and folio numbers omitted by printer added;  18th-century price “-7-6” in pencil on front flyleaf.
Decoration: Initials supplied in red throughout.
Imperfections: Wanting the blank leaf a1.

Title incipit in Argellata, Petrus de: Chirurgia