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  leaves, the last blank.
ISTC id00168300; GW 8289.
|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 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 BL 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 vellum, “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.|
|Imperfections:||Wanting the final blank leaf; leaves a1 (title-page) and a2 damaged and repaired, with some loss of letters; worming in leaves a8-c1 with some loss of letters.|