Petrus de Abano: Conciliator differentiarum philosophorum et medicorum.
Add: De venenis.
Mantua: Johannes Vurster and Thomas Septemcastrensis, for Ludovicus Carmelita, 1472.
Fol. [1-710 88 910 (-9/10) 10-1510 1612 17-2510 26-2712 28-3410 3512 368].  leaves, the first and last blank. 9/10 is a cancelled blank leaf, which in the BSB-Ink. copy is uncancelled.
ISTC ip00431000; Goff P431; BMC VII 929; BSB-Ink. P-308.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Hunterian By.1.6 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Note:||Printer's pin-holes visible in some gatherings.|
|Provenance:||Louis Jean Gaignat (1697-1768), Secretary to King Louis XV: Gaignat sale, 1769; lot 1166 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 79 livres 1 sou; see 'Dessain-Hunter correspondence' (University of Glasgow Library, MS Gen. 36, f. 25r).
University of Glasgow: Hunterian bequest, 1807; Hunterian Museum bookplate and book label on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “Aa.4.6”.
|Binding:||France, 18th-century red morocco decorated with triple gold fillets, a gold fleuron at each corner; gold-tooled spine; gilt-edged leaves; marbled endpapers; turquoise silk bookmark; front and rear flyleaves have fleur-de-lys watermark above the date 1742. Size: 417 x 292 mm.|
|Leaf size:||404 x 279 mm.|
|Annotations:||Occasional marginal annotations in several 16th-century hands; very occasional “nota” marks and pointing hands.|
|Decoration:||On 1/2r is a 19-line initial “V” supplied in reddish orange and surrounded by a preliminary pen-and-ink outline drawing of white-vine decoration; on 1/5r is the pen-and-ink outline of an eight-line initial “Q”, also with outline drawing of white-vine decoration in pen-and-ink; other initials and paragraph marks supplied throughout in alternate red and blue up to 33/3r (f. 326r) - thereafter in red alone, and the decoration ceases on 33/9v (f. 332v).|
|Imperfections:||Wanting the first blank leaf and gathering 36 (i.e. De venenis).|