Canis, Johannes Jacobus: De ludo equestri Patavii ad Ludovicum Fuscarenum carmen.
[Padua: Leonardus Achates de Basilea, ca. 1472]
8vo. [18 210].  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).|