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.  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 φιλομεναθὴς 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.|