Acron, Helenius [pseudo-]: Commentaria in Horatii opera.

Milan:  Antonius Zarotus, 13 Aug. 1474.
4to.   [1-1410 158].   [148] leaves, the first blank.
ISTC ia00040500;  Goff H446 (II);  BMC VI 711;  Bod-inc A-015;  GW 13456 (2).

There is no commentary on the Epistles.
Often found with Zarotus’ edition of Horace -  Goff H446 (I).

Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Hunterian Bg.2.7 (see main library entry for this item)
Note: Upper and lower margins of 1/2 excised and leaf re-margined.
Provenance: Giovanini (Italy, 16th century):  inscription on 15/8v (f.148v) “Per Giouanini mio nipote dopo la morte della madre” followed in the same hand by a cropped list of fourteen items.
Louis Jean Gaignat (1697-1768), Secretary to King Louis XV:  Gaignat sale, 1769;  lot 1625 in Guillaume de Bure, 'Bibliographie instructive:  supplément ... ou catalogue des livres de feu M. L.J. Gaignat', 2 vols (Paris:  1769).
William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist:  purchased by Hunter at the Gaignat sale through his agent, Jean-Baptiste Dessain, for 18 livres 16 sous;  see 'Dessain-Hunter correspondence' (University of Glasgow Library, MS Gen. 36, f.24r).
University of Glasgow:  Hunterian bequest, 1807;  Hunterian Museum bookplate and book label on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “Ab.9.21”.
Binding: France, 18th-century blue morocco decorated with triple gold fillets, a gold fleuron at each corner;  gold-tooled spine;  marbled endpapers;  gilt-edged leaves;  pink silk bookmark.   Size:  273 x 195 mm.
Leaf size: 266 x 185 mm.
Annotations: Frequent underlining and marginal annotations (mainly extracting keywords) in brown ink in a humanist hand from 11/6v-12/4r (ff.106v-114r);  traces of heavily washed-out marginal annotations, probably in the same hand, in the early gatherings.
Decoration: None.
Imperfections: Wanting the first blank leaf.

 

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