Canis, Johannes Jacobus: De ludo equestri Patavii ad Ludovicum Fuscarenum carmen.

[Padua:  Leonardus Achates de Basilea, ca. 1472]
8vo.   [18 210].   [18] leaves.
ISTC ic00096000;  Goff C96;  CIBN C-47;  IGI 2404;  BMC VII 926;  Bod-inc C-047;  GW 5981.

Printer and date from CIBN.   GW and Proctor assign to [Vicenza:  Leonardus Achates de Basilea, ca. 1475].   Bod-inc and IGI assign to [Padua:  Printer of Lucianus (H 10276), ca. 1482] (cf. BMC VII, 926).   For a note on the types and paper used, see CIBN.
Recorded as 8vo by Bod-inc and as 4to by BMC and GW.

Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Hunterian Bx.3.22 (see main library entry for this item)
Bound with: The first of five incunabula bound together.   Bound with:  (2) Canis, Johannes Jacobus, Ad Nicolaum Canalem classem contra Turcos ducentem Carmen.  [Padua:  Leonardus Achates de Basilea, ca. 1472]   (3) Pius II, Pont. Max., Epistola ad Mahumetem.  [Padua:  Leonardus Achates de Basilea, before 1474]   (4) Patritius, Franciscus, Ecloga de Christi nativitate.  [Padua:  Printer of Lucianus (H 10276), ca. 1482]   (5) Canis, Johannes Jacobus, De modo studendi in utroque iure.  [Padua:  Bartholomaeus de Valdezoccho], 1 Oct. 1476.
Provenance: Robert Hoblyn, (1710-1756), politician:  Hoblyn’s acquisition note “3s(λ/1745/6” and shelf-mark "F7-7" on front pastedown;  "Bibliothecha Hoblyniana" (Londini: J. Murray, 1769), p. 274;  lot 2907 in the Hoblyn sale "Bibliotheca Hoblyniana" (London: Baker & Leigh, 1778).
William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist:  purchased at the Hoblyn sale for £3.7.0; see the annotated British Library copy of the sale catalogue.
University of Glasgow:  Hunterian bequest, 1807;  Hunterian bookplate on front pastedown with former shelfmark “Be.8.30”.
Binding: England, 18th-century speckled calf;  covers decorated with a double gold-fillet and blind decorative-roll border;  gold-tooled spine, red leather title label;  traces of manuscript lettering on fore-edge and lower edge.  Size:  208 x 144 mm.
Leaf size: 200 x 136 mm.
Annotations: Occasional marginal annotations in an early hand, mainly extracting keywords (some cropped).
Decoration: None.
Imperfections: None.

 

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