Dictys Cretensis [pseudo-]: Historia Troiana.
Translated by Lucius Septimius. Edited by Franciscus Faragonius. Add: [Pseudo-] Dares Phrygius, De Excidio Troiae historia. [Pseudo-] Cornelius Nepos, Epistola ad Sallustium Crispum.
Messina: Guilelmus Schonberger, 7-20 May 1498.
4to. a-f8 g-h6 i8 k12.  leaves (k12 blank).
Woodcut initials; woodcut printer’s device.
ISTC id00186000; GW 8327; Goff D186; BMC VII 1077 (IA. 33447); Bod-inc D-059; CIBN D-115; BSB-Ink D-129.
In two parts, dated: I) 7 May 1498; II) 20 May 1498.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Hunterian By.3.5 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Provenance:||Jordanus(?) nobilis(?), 16th/17th century: ownership(?) inscription ‘IOR. NOB.’ on a1r.
William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist: source unknown.
University of Glasgow: Hunterian bequest 1807; Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “Be.8.27”.
|Binding:||France, 18th-century red goatskin; covers decorated with a triple gold-fillet border, a small gold fleuron at each corner; gold-tooled spine; marbled endpapers; gilt-edged leaves; turquoise silk bookmark. Size: 209 x 150 mm.|
|Leaf size:||204 x 145 mm.|
|Decoration:||Woodcut initial “I” on d6r partially washed in faded red.|
|Imperfections:||Wanting the blank leaf k12.|