Cicero, Marcus Tullius [pseudo-]: Rhetorica ad C. Herennium.
Add: Pius II, Epistola ad Gregorium Heimburgensem et ad Johannem comitem de Lupfen.
[Cologne: Johann Koelhoff, the Elder, ca. 1471-1472]
Fol. a-e8 f-g6.  leaves, the last blank.
ISTC ic00674000; Goff C674; BMC V x (IB 3458); BMC(Ger) p. 210; Bod-inc C-210; GW 6712.
Dated ca. 1471-1472 from the types (CIBN C-463). Dated ca. 1473 by GW, Goff and Bod-inc.
Proctor assigned to Venice, press of Vindelinus de Spira (cf. BMC V p.x).
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Hunterian Bg.2.29 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Note:||In this copy there is no printed text on leaf d5r and the missing text has been supplied in manuscript in a 15th/16th-century hand. Printer's pin-holes visible.|
|Provenance:||Anthony Askew (1722-1774), physician and classical scholar: Askew sale, 13 Feb. 1775 onwards; lot 1382 ‘Ciceronis Rhetorica, sine Anni, Loci vel Typographi Indicio’ in 'Bibliotheca Askeviana …' (London: Baker & Leigh, 1775).
William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist: purchased by Hunter for £3.4.0 according to the BL annotated copy of the Askew sale catalogue - shelfmark S.C.S. 6*(3).
University of Glasgow: Hunterian bequest 1807; Hunterian Museum bookplate and book label on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “Ab.9.14”.
|Binding:||18th-century mottled calf decorated with a single gold fillet; gold tooled-spine; marbled endpapers; sprinkled blue-edged leaves; green silk bookmark. Size: 277 x 203 mm.|
|Leaf size:||271 x 195 mm.|
|Annotations:||Frequent marginal annotations in an early hand in gatherings a and b, all deliberately washed out - to judge from the resulting marginal stains; several interlinear annotations in brown ink in an early hand, a few deliberately washed out.|
|Imperfections:||Leaf g2 excised (stub visible); wanting the final blank leaf.|