Gaza, Theodorus: Grammatica introductiva [Greek].

Add:  Gaza:  De mensibus [Greek];  Apollonius Dyscolus:  De constructione [Greek];  [Pseudo-] Herodianus:  De numeris [Greek].

Venice:  Aldus Manutius, Romanus, 25 Dec. 1495.
Fol.   a8 bβ-kκ8 lΛ8 2a8 b10 AA-LL8 MM4.   [198] leaves.
Woodcut initials and border-pieces.
ISTC ig00110000;  Goff G110;  BMC V 553;  Bod-inc G-051;  GW 10562;  Ahmanson-Murphy 5.

Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Hunterian Bh.2.3 (see main library entry for this item)
Note: The word πάθη has been added in manuscript in the space intended for it in the Latin preface on a1v;  also on a1v, in the third line from the bottom, the word φιλομεναθς has corrections in ink in a contemporary hand;  and on a8v the word τέθειμαι in line nine has been corrected in ink in the margin to τέθεμαι.  The same features are reported in many other copies.
Note: Top corner of front free endpaper torn away (offsetting on facing corner of front pastedown suggests removal of a price).
Variants: a1r, line 3: ‘... ſanequāpulchtū.’ as Ahmanson-Murphy, not  ‘... ſane quā pulchtū.’ as GW, or ‘... ſanequāpulchrū.’ as BMC;  woodcut initial and border-piece on hθ4v have a leafwork design (some copies have them in a strapwork design).
Provenance: Robert Hoblyn, (1710-1756), politician:  armorial bookplate (Franks 14910) on front pastedown;  'Bibliotheca Hoblyniana:  sive, catalogus librorum, juxta exemplar, quod manu suâ maximâ ex parte descriptum reliquit Robertus Hoblyn ...' (Londini:  J. Murray, 1769), p. 189;  lot 5012 in Hoblyn auction sale catalogue  'Bibliotheca Hoblyniana ...' (London:  Baker & Leigh, 1778);  Hoblyn’s acquisition note “pret. 13s(α/1732” written on  front pastedown and his shelfmarks “C4-15” and “C-14”;  the letter “B” on Hoblyn’s bookplate.
William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist:  purchased by Hunter at the Hoblyn sale for £3.19.0 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.2.12”.
Binding: 17th-century vellum, manuscript title at head of spine;  remains of an ink number “237”(?) at foot of spine;  evidence of two fore-edge ties (both now lost);  dark grey-edged leaves with traces of red sprinkling.   Size:  334 x 222 mm.
Leaf size: 317 x 214 mm.
Annotations: Single early marginal keyword on HΘ8r;  “V-e” (18th-century shelfmark?) on rear pastedown.
Decoration: None.
Imperfections: None.

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