Brunus Aretinus, Leonardus: De studiis et litteris.

Edited by Lucas Antonius Fortunatus.  Add: [Pseudo-] Quintus Tullius Cicero, Letter to Marcus Tullius Cicero, his father.  [Pseudo-] Marcus Tullius Cicero: Letter to Quintus Tullius Cicero, his son.  Marcus Tullius Cicero: Epistola ad Curionem (Ad fam. II 4).

[Rome:  Johannes Schurener, de Bopardia, after 4 Apr. 1477].
4to.  [1-28].  [16] leaves.
ISTC ib01258000;  GW 5622;  Goff B1258;  BMC IV 59 (IA. 17873);  Bod-inc B-580;  CIBN B-894. 

GIP number: B110
Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Hunterian By.3.6 (see main library entry for this item)
Provenance: Louis César de la Baume le Blanc (1708-1780), duc de La Vallière;  sale (1767), lot 3430.
William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist:  purchased at the La Vallière sale via Jean-Baptiste Dessain for 8 livres 19 sous;  see Dessain-Hunter correspondence, f. 5v.
University of Glasgow:  Hunterian bequest 1807;  Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “Aw.6.7”.
Binding: France, 18th-century red goatskin;  covers decorated with a triple gold-fillet border, a small gold circle at each corner;  gold-tooled spine;  gilt-edged leaves;  marbled endpapers;  green silk bookmark.  Size:  209 x 137 mm.
Leaf size: 205 x 130 mm.
Annotations: On verso of front free endpaper, in pencil, the letter “u” (scored through) below which is an 18th-century shelfmark “8-19” (for a similar shelf-mark, see Bw.3.17).
Decoration: None.
Imperfections: None.


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