Díaz, Manuel: Llibre de menescalia [Spanish]. Libro de albeyteria.

Translated by Martín Martínez de Ampiés.

Valladolid:  Juan de Burgos, 30 Sept. 1500.
4to.  a-o8 p-q6 A8.  [I], II-CXXIIII, [8] leaves (A8 blank).
ISTC id00168300;  GW 8289.

GIP number: D9
Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Hunterian By.3.1 (see main library entry for this item)
Provenance: Juan de la Viega (17th/18th century):  “a Juan de la Vjega” written twice on a1r (title-page).
Antoine Benjamin Morin d’Hérouville, Danish Consul General at Naples from 1766 to 1771:  lot 1549 at the Morin d’Hérouville sale, London:  Leigh & Sotheby, 9 Mar. 1780.
William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist:  purchased by Hunter at the Morin d’Hérouville sale for £0.7.6 according to the annotated British Library copy of the Morin d’Hérouville sale catalogue - shelfmark S.C.S. 13(3).
University of Glasgow:  Hunterian bequest, 1807;  Hunterian Museum bookplate and book label on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “W.6.17”.
Binding: Italy (?), 18th-century parchment;  “Diaz de Albey” and date “1499” gold-tooled on spine and washed with colour in imitation of leather labels;  decorative paste paper pastedowns;  red-edged leaves;  green silk bookmark;  flyleaves have watermark of an anchor within a circle, below which are the letters "A M".  Size:  213 x 148 mm.
Leaf size: 204 x 142 mm.
Annotations: Some marginal scribbles (17th/18th century) in Spanish.
Decoration: None.
Imperfections: Wanting the blank leaf A8;  leaves a1 (title-page) and a2 damaged and repaired, with some loss of letters;  worming in leaves a8-c1 with some loss of letters.

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