Dio Chrysostomus: De Troia non capta.

Translated by Franciscus Philelphus.   Add:  Petronius Arbiter:  Satyrici fragmenta quae extant.

Venice:  Bernardinus Venetus, de Vitalibus, 18-23 July 1499.
4to.   A-E4 F6;  a-e4.   [46] leaves, 26 and 46 blank.
Woodcut initial.
ISTC id00208000;  Goff D208;  BMC V 549;  Bod-inc D-068;  GW 8372.

Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Hunterian By.3.14 (see main library entry for this item)
Provenance: Richard Mead (1673-1754) M.D.:  Mead’s shelfmark “R,3,,38.” in ink on first front flyleaf;  lot 1554, p. 164 (18 Apr. 1755) in 'Bibliotheca Meadiana' (London:  1754);  sold for £0.14.0 according to the priced copy of the Mead sale catalogue in University of Glasgow Library (shelfmark Mu33-e.30).
William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist:  perhaps purchased by Hunter at the Mead sale.
William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist:  source unknown.
University of Glasgow:  Hunterian bequest, 1807;  Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “At.5.22”.
Binding: 18th-century gold-tooled red goatskin;  covers decorated with single gold-fillet border embellished at each inner corner with an ornamental design made-up of separate tools and with a lozenge-shaped centre-piece also made-up of separate tools;  gilt-edged leaves;  marbled endpapers;  blue silk bookmark.  Size:  205 x 149 mm.
Leaf size: 200 x 144 mm.
Annotations: Occasional early marginal and interlinear annotations in Latin and “Nota” marks, mainly so washed out as to be illegible;  on verso of front free endpaper the number (or date?) ”1618” and the shelf-mark(?) "f5" in pencil.
Decoration: None.
Imperfections: The Petronius only;  wanting gatherings A-E4 F6 (i.e. the text of Dio Chrysostomus and the following blank leaf).

Binding of Dio Chrysostomus