Alphonsus de Corduba: Lumen caeli seu expositio instrumenti astronomici a se excogitati.

Rome:  [Johann Besicken], 28 May 1498.
Fol.   A8 B6.   [14] leaves, the first blank.
Woodcut initials.
ISTC ia00537500;  GW 1573.

Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Hunterian Bw.3.8 (see main library entry for this item)
Bound with: The second of two incunables bound together.   Bound with:  Odo Magdunensis, De viribus herbarum carmen. Naples:  Arnaldus de Bruxella, 9 May 1477.
Provenance: Pieter Burmann (1714-1778), ‘The Younger’, Professor of Poetry, Amsterdam:  lot 298 in the section “Medici & Botanici Graeci & Latini Veteres & Recentiores, in Quarto” in 'Bibliotheca Burmanniana, sive catalogus librorum ... bibliothecae Petri Burmanni Secundi ... quorum publica fiet auctio per S. et J. Luchtmans, die ... 27. Septembris & seqq. diebus 1779,' (Lugduni Batavorum:  1779), p. 53.
William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist:  purchased by Hunter at the Burmann sale for 16fl 10st;  Hunter’s purchases are recorded on a bound-in sheet of paper in the Hunterian copy of the Burmann sale catalogue in University of Glasgow Library (shelfmark Q.6.17).
University of Glasgow:  Hunterian bequest 1807;  Hunterian Museum book label and bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “X.5.8”.
Binding: 17th/18th-century vellum;  faded ink title on spine;  sprinkled red-edged leaves.   Size:  238 x 179 mm.
Leaf size: 229 x 169 mm.
Annotations: None.
Decoration: None.
Imperfections: Top outer corner of all leaves damaged, with loss of text.

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