Cicero, Marcus Tullius: Epistolae ad familiares.
Milan: Antonius Zarotus [for Marco Roma], 20 Sept. 1475.
Fol. [110 2-188].  leaves.
ISTC ic00515000; Goff C515; Bod-inc C-267; GW 6817.
Bookseller from CIBN.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Hunterian By.2.20 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Note:||2/1.8 (ff. 11 and 18) misbound between 11/1.8 and 11/2.7, i.e. between ff. 83 and 84 and ff. 89 and 90.|
|Note:||Printer’s pin hole visible throughout at the top outer corner of each leaf.|
|Provenance:||R.H.: small initials “R H.” stamped in ink on 1/1r.
John Strange (18th century): inscription on verso of front free endpaper “Jno. Strange”.
William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist: source unknown.
University of Glasgow: Hunterian bequest 1807; Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “Au.1.5”.
|Binding:||18th-century gold-tooled red sheep; covers tooled to a four panel design using double and triple fillets, three different rolls, and with three different ornaments decorating the outer corners of the three inner panels; gold-tooled spine; marbled endpapers; gilt-edged leaves. Size: 324 x 226 mm.|
|Leaf size:||314 x 217 mm.|
|Annotations:||Single brief marginal annotation on 18/6r (f. 144r) in an early hand; (18th-century?) numbers “140” and “1818” on 1/1r; on first front flyleaf “Epist”, the numbers “437” and “216 6” all in ink in an 18th-century hand, together with an 18th-century price in pencil “10-6”.|
|Decoration:||Seven-line initial “E” on 1/1r supplied in black ink within a frame and with a small seven-petalled flower head at its left-hand side (also in black ink); other initials throughout supplied in red (occasionally in red with reserved white); guide-letters in brown ink visible for most initials.|