Crastonus, Johannes: Lexicon latino-graecum (Vocabulista).

[Vicenza:  Dionysius Bertochus, ca. 1483]
4to.   a-i8 κ8 l-o8 p4.   [116] leaves, the first and last blank.
ISTC ic00963000;  Goff C963;  BMC VII 1050;  Bod-inc C-475;  GW 7817.

Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Hunterian Bw.3.31 (see main library entry for this item)
Provenance: Barrerius, Ludovicus/Barrière, Louis, of Avignon (fl. early 17th century):  inscription on first front flyleaf “Ludouicus Barrerius Auenionensis filius doctoris [nine lines scored through] humanitatis alumnus 1601” and on l6r “Ludouicus”;  intertwined cords resembling the letter “b” in brown ink on third front flyleaf;  pasted onto modern front pastedown is a slip of paper (perhaps from the original pastedown) inscribed “Louis Barrier d’auignoin Bon parfois(?) estudiant a la [...]”.   (For a manuscript, dated 1602, belonging to a Ludovicus Barrerius containing works on rhetoric, mathematics, astrology and horology, see University of Nottingham Library, MS 40).
William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist:  source unknown.
University of Glasgow:  Hunterian bequest, 1807;  Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “W.5.6”.
Binding: 16th/17th-century vellum;  manuscript spine title “ACCURSIUS || ALPHABET. || LAT-GRE[C]”;  19th/20th-century endpapers.   Size:  210 x 155 mm.
Leaf size: 206 x 152 mm.
Annotations: Faded and unread ownership(?) inscription in an early hand at top edge of first front flyleaf;  frequent marginal annotations in a 16th/17th-century hand (mainly transcriptions of the Greek);  title “Alphabetu[m] latinu[m] grece interpretatu[m]” on first front flyleaf (repeated on second front flyleaf) in a 16th/17th-century hand;  on rear flyleaf, in the same hand, the hymn “Ad cena[m] agni prouidi [et] stolis albis ca[n]didi post tra[n]situ[m] maris rubri christo canamus principi.   Cui[us] corp[us] sanctissimu[m] in ara crucis torridum cruore”.
Decoration: None.
Imperfections: None.

Manuscript hymn in Crastonus, Johannes: Lexicon latino-graecum (Vocabulista)