Bossus, Matthaeus: Recuperationes Faesulanae.

With additions by Philippus Beroaldus.

Bologna: Franciscus (Plato) de Benedictis, 20 July 1493.
Fol. ☩6 a-g8 h6 i4 A-I8 k8 L-O8.  [184] leaves.
Woodcut printer’s device.
ISTC ib01045000;  GW 4958;  Goff B1045;  BMC VI 826 (IB. 28906);  Bod-inc B-490;  CIBN B-732;  BSB-Ink B-762.

GIP number: B103
Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Hunterian Bh.3.24 (see main library entry for this item)
Variants: A1r, line 1:  “... CANONICI ...” as in GW’s main transcription, not “... CACONICI ...” as in GW Anm.;  A1r, line 8:  “... Prima.” as in GW’s main transcription, not “... prima.” as in GW Anm.
Provenance: Girolamo Gadi (d. 1529), Franciscan theologian, Professor at Bologna:  cropped inscription on O8v “Liber e[st] mej fr[atr]is hieronymi gaddij [bo]nonie[n]sis ordi[ni]s mi[n]or[um] que[m] emj Bono[ni]e [ann]o d[omi]nj 1504 die 5a octobris p[ro] f[lorinis] 20”.
Frater Antonius Maria (fl. 1570):  cropped inscription on O8r “Ego f[rater] Ant[oniu]s m[ari]a [et]hica bonon[iensi] notaui folia a p[rim]o usq[ue] a[d] hunc ce[n]tesimu[m] septuages[i]mum sextu[m] an[n]o D[omini] 157[-] .x. Julij. die Martis a ues[peris]”.
Ebenezer Brown (d.1828), M.D., Inspector General of Hospitals:  source unknown;  presented to the Hunterian Library in March, 1852 (cf. University of Glasgow Library, Museum records, MR37/14, 15) by Miss Marjory Ettles of Stirling from the library of her late brother-in-law, Dr Ebenezer Brown, a matriculated student in the Greek Class at Glasgow University in 1786 (cf. James Coutts, A history of the University of Glasgow from its foundation in 1451 to 1909, pp. 404-5; W. Innes Addison, The matriculation albums of the University of Glasgow from 1728 to 1858, no. 4573).
Marjory Ettles (fl. 1852) of Stirling:  see above.
University of Glasgow:  presented in 1852 (see above);  Hunterian Museum bookplate (a later addition to the Hunterian Library with no connection to William Hunter’s original collection).
Binding: Early 20th-century half brown goatskin, marbled paper-covered boards.   Size:  315 x 216 mm.
Leaf size: 301 x 207 mm.
Annotations: Occasional marginal annotations in a 16th-century hand, mainly extracting keywords or phrases;  “IESVS” written in top margin of a2r;  occasional nota marks and manicules;  foliated in a 16th-century hand “1”-“176” from a3r-O8r with a note by the foliator on O8r (see Provenance).
Decoration: None.
Imperfections: None.

Manuscript note and colophon in Bossus, Matthaeus: Recuperationes Faesulanae