Barzizius, Gasparinus: Epistolae.
[Paris: Ulrich Gering, ca. 1485]
4to. a-k8.  leaves, the first blank(?).
ISTC ib00263000; Goff B263; BMC VIII 26; GW 3681.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Hunterian By.3.17 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Provenance:||Costan(?), France, 16th/17th century: "Costan"(?) on k8v.
Louis Jean Gaignat (1697-1768), Secretary to King Louis XV: Gaignat sale, 1769; lot 2555 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 50 livres 4 sous; see 'Dessain-Hunter correspondence' (University of Glasgow Library, MS Gen. 36, f. 26r).
University of Glasgow: Hunterian bequest, 1807; Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “Ag.9.26”.
|Binding:||France, 18th-century red morocco decorated with triple gold fillets, a small gold fleuron at each corner; gold-tooled spine; gilt-edged leaves; marbled endpapers. Size: 212 x 137 mm.|
|Leaf size:||207 x 131 mm.|
|Annotations:||Occasional pointing hands, underlining and “nota” marks.|
|Imperfections:||Wanting the (blank?) leaf a1.|