Colatius, Matthaeus: Responsio de fine oratoris.

Padua:  Bernardinus Celerius, 1478.
4to.   [110].   [10] leaves (1/1 blank).
ISTC ic00749500;  GW 7155;  BSB-Ink C-466.

GIP number: C68
Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Hunterian Bx.3.19 (see main library entry for this item)
Bound with: The fourth of four incunabula bound together.   Bound with:  (1) Benedictus de Nursia, De conservatione sanitatis.  Bologna:  Dominicus de Lapis, for Sigismundus de Libris, 1477 (B25);  (2) Samuel, Rabbi, Epistola contra Judaeorum errores.  [Sant'Orso:  Johannes de Reno, ca. 1475] (S9);  (3) Paulus de Middelburgo, Prognosticon anni 1479.  [Bologna:  Ugo Rugerius, ca. 1478-79] (P5).
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 “Bd.8.29”.
Binding: England, 20th century.  Rebound by Douglas Cockerell and Son, Nov. 1954, in full parchment with black ink spine title, replacing an untooled calf binding;  earlier sprinkled red-edging of leaves preserved;  binder’s note tipped onto rear pastedown.   Size:  198 x 145 mm.
Leaf size: 192 x 139 mm.
Annotations: 1/2 to 1/10 foliated “i”-“9” in ink in the same hand which foliated the other works in this volume;  various (monetary?) numbers written on 1/1r and 1/10v.
Decoration: None.
Imperfections: None.


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