Diomedes: Ars grammatica.
Add: Phocas: De nomine et verbo; Priscianus: Institutio de nomine, pronomine, et verbo; [Pseudo-] Flavius Caper: De orthographia et latinitate verborum; Agroecius: De orthographia et proprietate et differentia sermonis; Aelius Donatus: [Ars Maior P.2-3] De octo partibus orationis et de barbarismo. Honoratus Servius Maurus: Commentarius in artem Donati.
Paris: Thielmann Kerver, for Jean Petit, 26 May 1498.
4to. a-p8.  leaves.
Woodcut printer’s device.
ISTC id00238400; Polain(B) 1297; GW 8405.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Hunterian Bw.3.34 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Provenance:||N.S. (16th/17th century): initials "N S" stamped in blind on both covers.
H.W. (18th century?): initials “H:W” on a1r (title-page).
William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist: source unknown.
University of Glasgow: Hunterian bequest 1807; Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “As.7.20”.
|Binding:||16th-century blind-tooled calf over wooden boards; both covers decorated with fillets to form a central panel, which is divided diagonally by intersecting fillets into lozenge-shaped compartments filled with lattice stamps; initials "N S" added in blind on both covers; remains of a single brass clasp (catch plate on rear board); manuscript title on fore-edge running from head to tail; rebacked in the 19th or early 20th century; modern paper flyleaves; original pastedowns lost. Size: 218 x 142 mm.|
|Leaf size:||208 x 140 mm.|
|Annotations:||Occasional marginal annotations (mainly extracting keywords) in 16th-century hands in brown ink and in red; deleted (ownership?) inscription on p8v followed by a quotation “A cader va qui troppo sale” - cf. Petrarch, 'Canzionere', 307 “A cader va chi troppo sale”; paginated with errors in a 17th/18th-century hand (with references to that pagination in the Index on a1v); number “27” in ink at inner lower corner of a1r.|