Clericus, Hubertinus Crescentinas: In epistolas ad familiares Ciceronis commentum.
Vicenza: Hermannus Liechtenstein, 27 Feb. 1479.
Fol. A10 B-D8 E10 a-ſ8 s-z8 &8 aa-ff8 gg6.  leaves, the last blank.
ISTC ic00747015; Goff H496; BMC VII 1037; Bod-inc H-224; GW 13558.
Catalogued under Hubertinus by GW, Bod-inc and CIBN; however, Clericus is the author's family name (he was not a cleric) - ISTC.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Hunterian By.2.15 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Provenance:||Edward Harley (1689-1741), Lord Harley; from 1724 2nd Earl of Oxford: see Binding.
Thomas Osborne (d. 1767), bookseller: purchased all the Harleian printed books; top corner of first front flyleaf cut off - as in many other Harleian volumes - probably by Osborne to remove his earlier price (cf. J.B. Oldham, 'Shrewsbury School bindings', p.114); revised price in pencil “1=15=0” adjacent to excision; no. 5053 in Osborne’s 'Catalogus bibliothecae Harleianae', vol. 1 (London: 1743).
William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist: source unknown.
University of Glasgow: Hunterian bequest 1807; Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “As.2.4”.
|Binding:||England, 18th-century gold-tooled red morocco; bound for Lord Harley by Christopher Chapman. On both covers triple fillets form two concentric frames: within the outer frame is an ornamental roll (Nixon, ‘Harleian bindings’, pl. 13), and within the inner frame is an ornamental roll of interlocking crescents (not reproduced in Nixon); both covers have a lozenge-shaped centre-piece, made up of several individual tools (including Nixon, ‘Harleian bindings’, pl. 15, Chapman nos 1a, 1b, 5, 14a, and 14b). The head and foot of the spine are decorated with Chapman roll 2 (Nixon, ‘Harleian bindings’, pl. 14), and the tools used in the spine compartments include Nixon, ‘Harleian bindings’, pl. 15, Chapman no. 4; the turn-ins are decorated with Chapman roll 2; marbled endpapers. Size: 306 x 217 mm.|
|Leaf size:||293 x 207 mm.|
|Annotations:||Very occasional marginal annotations in a 15th/16th-century hand extracting keywords.|