Lübeck: Lucas Brandis, 5 Aug. 1475.
Fol. [1-210 38 4-510 6-78 8-910 1012 118 (11/4+1) 1210 138 14-1610 178 18-1912 2014 21-2310 246 254 26-3210 33-388.10 3910 406 41-4210 438 4412 4510 4612 476 4812 4910 506].  leaves (11, 474, and 475 blank).
Woodcuts, including two woodcut maps.
ISTC ir00345000; Goff R345; BMC II 550; Bod-inc R-142.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Hunterian By.1.12, 13 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Note:||Printer's pin-holes visible. Bound in two volumes, dividing after 25/4 (f. 239).|
|Provenance:||Paris, Jesuits: inscriptions on 2/2r (f. 12r) “Collegij Parisiensis Soc. Jesu t. I” and on 26/1r (f. 240r) “Collegij Parisiensis Soc. Jesu t. II”; lot 3282 in 'Catalogue des livres de la bibliothèque des ci-devant soi-disans Jésuites de Collège de Clermont' (Paris: 1764); sold for 200 livres according to the priced copy of the sale catalogue in University of Glasgow Library.
Louis Jean Gaignat (1697-1768), Secretary to King Louis XV: Gaignat sale, 1769; lot 2669 in Guillaume de Bure, 'Bibliographie instructive: supplément ... ou catalogue des livres de feu M. L.J. Gaignat', 2 vols (Paris: 1769).
William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist: purchased by Hunter at the Gaignat sale through his agent, Jean-Baptiste Dessain, for 143 livres 19 sous; see 'Dessain-Hunter correspondence' (University of Glasgow Library, MS Gen. 36, f. 23r).
University of Glasgow: Hunterian bequest, 1807; Hunterian Museum bookplate and book labels on front pastedowns, with former shelfmarks “Ac.4.14” and “Ac.4.15”.
|Binding:||France, 18th-century red morocco decorated with triple gold fillets, a small gold fleuron at each corner; gold-tooled spines; marbled endpapers; gilt-edged leaves; turquoise silk bookmarks. Size: 395 x 297 mm.|
|Leaf size:||386 x 285 mm.|
|Annotations:||Gatherings signed in arabic numerals in an early hand, with evidence also of a separate sequence of alphabetical signatures; cropped marginal annotation on 17/1r (f. 154r) in a 16th-century hand.|
|Decoration:||Woodcuts, woodcut initials, maps, and genealogical tables are painted by hand in several colours; principal initials are supplied in red and blue with reserved white; other initials throughout supplied in alternate red and blue, often with flourishes; paragraph marks supplied in red or blue; chapter headings underlined in red.|
|Imperfections:||Wanting gathering 1 containing genealogical tables, bifolium 41/5.6 (ff. 384 and 385), and the final blank leaf.|