Bartolus de Saxoferrato: Super secunda parte Infortiati.

Venice: Johannes de Colonia and Johannes Manthen, 9 Mar. 1475.
Fol. a-f10 g-h8 I10 k-l10 m8 n-p10 q8 r10 ſ10 t8 u-y10 aa-cc10 dd8 ee-ff10 gg8 hh10 ij-kk12. [310] leaves (a1, kk12 blank).
ISTC ib00237900;  GW 3630;  BMC V 231 (IC. 20238).

GIP number: B20
Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Hunterian Bv.1.4 (see main library entry for this item)
Note: Printer's pin-holes visible.
Provenance: Edward Harley (1689-1741), Lord Harley;  from 1724 2nd Earl of Oxford:  see below.
Thomas Osborne (d. 1767), bookseller:  purchased all the Harleian printed books;  no. 3149 (which includes three other 15th-century editions of Bartolus de Saxoferrato) in Osborne’s Catalogus bibliothecae Harleianae, vol. 3 (London: 1744);  the three accompanying editions of Bartolus de Saxoferrato, uniformly bound in 18th-century diced russia, are also in the Hunterian Library (see shelfmarks Bv.1.1 (B17), Bv.1.2 (B18), Bv.1.3 (B19)).
William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist:  source unknown.
University of Glasgow:  Hunterian bequest 1807;  Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “Ag.3.4”.
Binding: England, 18th-century gold-tooled diced russia, bound for Lord Harley by Christopher Chapman.  On both covers double fillets form a frame, within which is a border made up of three separate tools including Nixon, ‘Harleian bindings’, pl. 15, Chapman no. 11.  The head and foot of the spine are decorated with Nixon, ‘Harleian bindings’, pl. 14, Chapman roll 2, and the spine compartments are decorated with several individual tools, one of which is a slightly larger version of Nixon, ‘Harleian bindings’, pl. 15, Chapman no. 17.  The edges are decorated with Chapman roll 2, and the turn-ins are undecorated;  marbled endpapers.  Size:  447 x 295 mm.
Leaf size: 431 x 285 mm.
Annotations: Frequent marginal annotations and running headings in a 16th-century hand, and foliated in the same hand “p[rimu]m foliu[m]” to “CCCviij” from a2 to kk11 (the same hand supplied the marginalia, running headings and foliation in Bv.1.1 (B17) and Bv.1.2 (B18));  very occasional manicules and nota marks;  early manuscript signatures in addition to printed signatures.
Decoration: Initials supplied throughout in alternate red and blue (some with reserved white);  paragraph marks throughout in alternate red and blue.
Imperfections: Wanting gg3-5.

Manuscript annotations in Bartolus de Saxoferrato: Super secunda parte Infortiati