Acron, Helenius [pseudo-]: Commentaria in Horatii opera.
Milan: Antonius Zarotus, 13 Aug. 1474.
4to. [1-1410 158].  leaves, the first blank.
ISTC ia00040500; Goff H446 (II); BMC VI 711 (IB. 25939); Bod-inc A-015; GW 13456 (2); CIBN A-18.
There is no commentary on the Epistles.
Often found with Zarotus’ edition of Horace - Goff H446 (I).
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Hunterian Bg.2.7 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Note:||Upper and lower margins of 1/2 excised and leaf re-margined.|
|Provenance:||Giovanini (Italy, 16th century): inscription on 15/8v (f.148v) “Per Giouanini mio nipote dopo la morte della madre” followed in the same hand by a cropped list of fourteen items.
Louis Jean Gaignat (1697-1768), Secretary to King Louis XV: Gaignat sale, 1769; lot 1625 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 18 livres 16 sous; see 'Dessain-Hunter correspondence' (University of Glasgow Library, MS Gen. 36, f.24r).
University of Glasgow: Hunterian bequest, 1807; Hunterian Museum bookplate and book label on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “Ab.9.21”.
|Binding:||France, 18th-century blue goatskin decorated with a border of triple gold fillets, a gold fleuron at each corner; gold-tooled spine; marbled endpapers; gilt-edged leaves; pink silk bookmark. Size: 273 x 195 mm.|
|Leaf size:||266 x 185 mm.|
|Annotations:||Frequent underlining and marginal annotations (mainly extracting keywords) in brown ink in a humanist hand from 11/6v-12/4r (ff.106v-114r); traces of heavily washed-out marginal annotations, probably in the same hand, in the early gatherings.|
|Imperfections:||Wanting the first blank leaf.|