Datus, Augustinus: Elegantiolae.
Add: Rhetorica minor. Antonius Haneron: De brevibus epistolis edendis.
[Louvain: Johannes de Westfalia, 1477-83]
4to. a-b8 c10 d-h8.  leaves (a1, c6, h8 blank).
ISTC id00063700; GW 8061 + 12128.
|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.|