Canis, Johannes Jacobus: De modo studendi in utroque iure.
[Padua: Bartholomaeus de Valdezoccho], 1 Oct. 1476.
8vo. [110 212].  leaves, the last blank.
ISTC ic00097000; Goff C97; BMC XII 65; Bod-inc C-044; GW 5973.
The initials B.V.I.P.F. in the colophon are open to various interpretations - cf. BMC VII xxxix and 903 (note).
Vertical chain lines throughout, though recorded as 4to by many authorities.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Hunterian Bx.3.22 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Bound with:||The fifth of five incunabula bound together. Bound with: (1) Canis, Johannes Jacobus, De ludo equestri Patavii ad Ludovicum Fuscarenum Carmen. [Padua: Leonardus Achates de Basilea, ca. 1472] (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].|
|Note:||The outer leaves of gathering 2 of this fifth item are guarded with vellum strips.|
|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:||190 x 138 mm.|
|Annotations:||Traces of numbering in an early hand at lower right hand corner of a few recto leaves.|