Crastonus, Johannes: Lexicon Graeco-latinum.
Edited by Bonus Accursius.
[Milan]: Bonus Accursius, [not after 28 Mar. 1478]
Fol. A-O8 P10 Q-Z8 &8 ↄ8 ꝝ8 ꝝꝝ8 ↄↄ8 &&8 zz8 AA-PP8 qq6.  leaves.
ISTC ic00958000; GW 7812; Goff C958; BMC VI 754 (IB. 26552a); Bod-inc C-470; CIBN C-658; BSB-Ink C-690.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Hunterian Bf.2.4 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Variant:||The first leaf, which in most copies contains the prefatory letter by Crastonus, is here blank - cf. GW 7812 Anm and Bod-inc.|
|Note:||Printer's pin-holes visible.|
|Provenance:||Louis-Jean Gaignat (1697-1768), Secretary to King Louis XV: Gaignat sale, 1769; lot 1377 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 93 livres; see Dessain-Hunter correspondence (University of Glasgow Library, MS Gen 36, f. 23r).
University of Glasgow: Hunterian bequest, 1807; Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “B.6.4”.
|Binding:||France, 18th-century red goatskin; covers decorated with a triple gold-fillet border, a small gold fleuron at each corner; gold-tooled spine; marbled endpapers; gilt-edged leaves; green silk bookmark. Size: 315 x 231 mm.|
|Leaf size:||305 x 220 mm.|
|Annotations:||Some marginal Greek and Latin annotations in humanist hands in brown and faded red ink; on A1r is a list of arabic numerals in a humanist hand with their equivalents in letters of the Greek alphabet, plus a list of names of numerals in Latin with the corresponding Greek; signatures of first two leaves of quire B - erroneously printed “C1” and “C2” - corrected in brown ink in an early hand; R1, which is unsigned, has the signature added in manuscript.|
|Decoration:||Six-line initial “A” on A3r supplied in gold on a rectangular foliate ground of blue, crimson and green pen-work; at the beginning of each new letter of the alphabet, a Greek initial supplied in crimson or blue on a similar rectangular ground.|