Callimachus: Hymni [Greek].
Edited by Janus Lascaris. Add: Scholia [Greek].
[Florence: Laurentius (Francisci) de Alopa, Venetus, ca. 1496]
4to. A-Γ8 A6 B4.  leaves.
ISTC ic00061000; Goff C61; BMC VI 668; Bod-inc C-032; GW 5917.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Hunterian Bx.3.21 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Provenance:||Anthony Askew (1722-1774), physician and classical scholar: Askew sale, 13 Feb. 1775 onwards; lot 1176 in 'Bibliotheca Askeviana …' (London: Baker & Leigh, 1775).
William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist: purchased by Hunter at the Askew sale for £11.0.0 according to the partially annotated copy of the Askew sale catalogue in University of Glasgow Library (shelfmark Mu36-c.8).
University of Glasgow: Hunterian bequest 1807; Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “Be.8.26”.
|Binding:||18th-century gold-tooled red morocco; covers have a double-fillet frame with an ornamental tool added at each inner corner; each cover has a lozenge-shaped centre-piece made-up from the same tool, which is also used to decorate the spine compartments; marbled endpapers; gilt-edged leaves; flyleaves have arms of Amsterdam watermark. Size: 205 x 142 mm.|
|Leaf size:||200 x 136 mm.|
|Annotations:||Brief early marginal annotation in Greek on Γ2r; 18th-century code in ink on verso of front free endpaper “Blnb/n”(?).|