Datus, Augustinus: Elegantiolae.

Add:  Rhetorica minor.   Antonius Haneron: De brevibus epistolis edendis.

[Louvain:  Johannes de Westfalia, 1477-83]
4to.  a-b8 c10 d-h8.  [66] leaves (a1, c6, h8 blank).
ISTC id00063700;  GW 8061 + 12128.

GIP number: D4
Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Hunterian Cn.2.21 (see main library entry for this item)
Bound with: The second of two incunabula bound together;  bound with Poggius Florentinus, Facetiae. [Louvain:] Johannes de Westfalia, [ca. 1477] (P80).
Note: Printer's pin-holes visible in lower margins.
Provenance: A. Carr (17th cent.):  inscription “Lib. A. Carr(?)” on front flyleaf (surname scored through);  possibly in same hand on a second front flyleaf “Bought: Dec: 7: 1678: Price: 2s.” (year lightly scored through).
Bernard Wilson (1689-1772), Church of England clergyman:  lot 790 in the auction sale of Wilson’s library, London, 11 May 1778.
William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist:  purchased by Hunter for £0.8.0 according to the annotated British Library copy of the Wilson sale catalogue - shelfmark S.C.S. 11(5).
University of Glasgow:  Hunterian bequest, 1807;  Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “Aj.5.2”.
Binding: England, 17th-century blind-tooled calf (rebacked);  covers decorated with a triple blind-fillet border, a lozenge-shaped floral tool in blind at each inner corner;  sprinkled red and brown-edged leaves;  without pastedowns;  loosely inserted at rear is a printed leaf (printer’s waste?) with running title ‘De decem praecept. Philonis Iudaei’ (pp. 81-2).  Size:  200 x 139 mm.
Leaf size: 196 x 138 mm.
Annotations: Traces of early manuscript ink foliation “62” to “125” (i.e. continuing the manuscript foliation of the first item in the volume);  frequent marginal annotations in a 15th/16th-century hand.
Decoration: Initials and paragraph marks supplied in red.
Imperfections: Wanting the blank leaves c6 and h8.

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