Maius, Junianus: De priscorum proprietate verborum.
Treviso: Bernardus de Colonia, 1477.
Fol. a-c10 d-f8 g-r10 ſ8 s10 t-y8.10 aa12 bb-ll10.  leaves.
ISTC im00096000; Goff M96; BMC VI 892; Bod-inc M-031.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Hunterian Bf.1.10 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Provenance:||Clairvaux, Langres, Champagne, Cistercians: inscription on a1v “Liber s[an]c[t]e marie clareuallis”.
Mathurin de Cangey (15th/16th century), monk and librarian of the abbey of Clairvaux (cf. Needham IPI): inscription on ll10r “Maturin[us] de Cangeyo”.
Louis Jean Gaignat (1697-1768), Secretary to King Louis XV: Gaignat sale, 1769; lot 1404 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 36 livres 1 sou; see 'Dessain-Hunter correspondence' (University of Glasgow Library, MS Gen. 36, f.23r).
University of Glasgow: Hunterian bequest, 1807; Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “At.4.6”.
|Binding:||France, 18th-century red morocco decorated with triple gold fillets, a small gold circle at each corner; gold-tooled spine; marbled endpapers; gilt-edged leaves; pink silk bookmark. Size: 337 x 236 mm.|
|Leaf size:||327 x 228 mm.|
|Decoration:||Twelve-line initial “A” on a2r, col. 1, supplied in dark blue with white and pale blue embellishment - the initial is on a gold ground decorated with violets in purple and green; other initials supplied in red and blue with reserved white.|