Celsus, Aurelius Cornelius: De medicina.

Venice:  Johannes Rubeus Vercellensis, 8 July 1493.
Fol.   a-i6 k-l4.   [6], vii-lx, [2] leaves, the first blank.
ISTC ic00366000;  Goff C366;  BMC V 417;  Bod-inc C-162;  GW 6458.

Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Hunterian Bx.2.14 (see main library entry for this item)
Provenance: William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist:  source unknown.
University of Glasgow:  Hunterian bequest 1807;  Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “Am.4.2”.
Binding: England, 18th-century gold-tooled mottled calf;  covers tooled to a triple panel design using a double fillet and two separate ornamental rolls with a lozenge-shaped floral ornament at the outer corners of the middle panel frame;  gold-tooled spine;  sprinkled red-edged leaves.   Size:  307 x 208 mm.
Leaf size: 300 x 200 mm.
Annotations: 18th-century shelfmark “73.f.15.” (or “78.f.15”) in ink below a deleted inscription on front free endpaper.
Decoration: None.
Imperfections: Wanting the blank leaf a1.

 

Binding of Celsus, Aurelius Cornelius: De medicina