Diogenes Cynicus [pseudo-]: Epistolae [Latin].
Translated by Franciscus Griffolinus (Aretinus). Add: [Pseudo-] Marcus Junius Brutus: Epistolae. [Pseudo-] Hippocrates: Epistolae. Translated by Rinucius Aretinus.
[Venice: Tommaso di Piasi?, 1492]
4to. AA-FF8 GG6.  leaves.
ISTC id00218000; GW 8397; Goff D218; BMC V 475 (IA. 23529); Bod-inc D-075; BSB-Ink D-155.
The colophon, reading "FLORENTIAE facta eſt harum epiſtolarum impreſſio Per Antonium Franciſci Venetum. Anno Domini M.CCCCLXXXVII. X. kalen. Iulias”, was reprinted from the genuine Florentine edition of that date (Florence: Antonius Francisci, Venetus, 22 June 1487). Assigned by GW to the Venetian press of Tommaso di Piasi; in BMC entered under Venice, Christophorus de Pensis, de Mandello.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Hunterian Bx.3.44 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Provenance:||William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist: source unknown.
University of Glasgow: Hunterian bequest 1807; without a Hunterian Museum bookplate; former shelfmark “Ay.4.24” written on recto and verso of AA1.
|Binding:||19th-century(?) parchment (post Hunter), manuscript spine title; wove paper pastedowns and flyleaves. Size: 202 x 152 mm.|
|Leaf size:||Leaf size: 195 x 148 mm.|
|Annotations:||Frequent marginal annotations in a humanist hand (mainly extracting keywords); other marginal notes in a later hand, which is also probably responsible for frequent underlining, several manicules, and the numbering of the epistolae using a mixture of arabic and roman numerals; number “40.” in red ink on AA1r; lozenge-shaped slip of paper with lot or inventory number “2177” pasted onto AA1r.|