Cicero, Marcus Tullius: De officiis.
Add: Paradoxa Stoicorum; Laelius, sive de amicitia; Cato maior, sive de senectute; Somnium Scipionis.
Paris: In vico S. Jacobi (Au Soufflet Vert [Louis Symonel et Socii]), Aug. 1477.
Fol. [1-910 108].  leaves (10/8 blank).
ISTC ic00588000; GW 6931; Goff C588; BMC VIII 17 (IB. 39250).
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Hunterian Bf.3.8 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Provenance:||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.5.9”.
|Binding:||England, 18th-century speckled calf; gold-tooled spine, with William Hunter’s personal binding tool of a hunting horn suspended on cords in bottom compartment; red-edged leaves; marbled endpapers; small slip of paper loosely inserted giving Hunter’s spine lettering instructions to an unknown binder and specifying “Calf Gilt”. Size: 285 x 214 mm.|
|Leaf size:||278 x 205 mm.|
|Annotations:||A few early marginal and interlinear annotations; traces of early signatures in quires 7 and 10.|
|Decoration:||Initials and paragraph marks supplied in red throughout; chapter headings underlined in red throughout; capitals on first three pages washed in yellow or in red.|
|Imperfections:||Wanting 1/10 and 2/1 (ff. 10 and 11). The blank leaf 10/8 excised, stub remaining.|