Bartholomaeus Anglicus: De proprietatibus rerum.

[Lyons:  Nicolaus Philippi and Marcus Reinhart], 10 Dec. 1482.
Fol.   [*8] a-l8 m-n10 o-q8 A-E8 F6 G-I8 K10 L-O8 P12 Q10 R12.   [286] leaves, 1 and 9 blank.
ISTC ib00135000;  Goff B135;  BMC VIII 246;  Bod-inc B-063;  GW 3407.

Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Hunterian Bw.2.5 (see main library entry for this item)
Variants: a2r, lines 1-3 read as in GW’s main transcription, not as in GW’s Anm.;  h3 correctly signed “h3” not “g3” - cf. BMC;  B3 signed in error “G3” - cf. BMC.
Provenance: William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist:  source unknown.
University of Glasgow:  Hunterian bequest 1807;  Hunterian Museum bookplate and book label on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “Z.7.14”.
Binding: 18th-century calf, covers decorated with a border of triple gold fillets;  rebacked in 19th or 20th century;  sprinkled red-edged leaves;  turquoise silk bookmark.   Size:  291 x 200 mm.
Leaf size: 281 x 196 mm.
Annotations: Very occasional marginal annotations in Latin in a 16th/17th-century hand, and one in French on D1v;  a few missing or erroneous signatures supplied or corrected in pen and ink.
Decoration: Principal initials supplied in red and blue with reserved white;  other initials and paragraph marks supplied throughout in alternate red and blue.
Imperfections: Wanting gathering [*] and the blank leaf a1.

Incipit title of Bartholomaeus Anglicus: De proprietatibus rerum