Crastonus, Johannes: Lexicon Graeco-latinum.  

Add:  Pseudo- Cyrillus [Johannes Philoponus]:  Collectio vocum quae variato accentu mutant significationem.   Pseudo- Ammonius [Herennius Philo]:  De differentia adfinium vocabulorum.   Vetus instructio praefectorum militum.   With other grammatical tracts, and verses by Scipio Carteromachus and Marcus Musurus [Greek and Latin].


Venice:  Aldus Manutius, Romanus, Dec. 1497.
Fol.   a-i8 κ8 l10 A-K8 L-O10.8 p-r8 ſ6 t8.   [244] leaves, the last blank.
Woodcut initial on O1r.
ISTC ic00960000;  Goff C960;  BMC V 558;  Bod-inc C-472;  GW 7814;  Ahmanson-Murphy 16.

Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Hunterian Bh.2.21 (see main library entry for this item)
Variant: t7v, first line of colophon:  “... Manutii, Romani ...” as in BMC, not “... Manutii. Romani ...” as in GW.
Note: Misprinted signatures g4, i3, M1, N4 corrected by hand, the corrections probably made in the printing house - cf CIBN C-660.
Note: Excision at top outer corner of front free endpaper, perhaps to remove an ownership inscription or price.
Provenance: Robert Hoblyn, (1710-1756), politician:  'Bibliotheca Hoblyniana:  sive, catalogus librorum, juxta exemplar, quod manu suâ maximâ ex parte descriptum reliquit Robertus Hoblyn ...' (Londini:  J. Murray, 1769), p. 191;  Hoblyn sale, 2 Mar. 1778 onwards;  lot 2339 in 'Bibliotheca Hoblyniana ...' (London:  Baker & Leigh, 1778);  Hoblyn’s shelfmark “P5-2” in ink on front pastedown.
William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist:  purchased by Hunter at the Hoblyn sale for £1.3.0 according to the annotated BL copy of the Hoblyn sale catalogue - shelfmark S.C.S. 11 (4).
University of Glasgow:  Hunterian bequest 1807;  Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “Ah.3.10”.
Binding: England, 18th-century speckled calf, covers decorated with a double gold-fillet border and a centre panel formed by a double blind fillet and a blind foliate roll, with a separate foliate tool in blind at the outer corners of the panel;  gold-tooled spine;  sprinkled red-edged leaves.   Size:  328 x 225 mm.
Leaf size: 316 x 214 mm.
Annotations: 18th-century price code “E/pp/” in ink on front pastedown;  evidence of early foliation in arabic numerals on first two leaves.
Decoration: None.
Imperfections: None.

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