Diodorus Siculus: Bibliothecae historicae libri VI.

Translated by Poggius Florentinus.   Add:  Tacitus:  Germania.

Bologna:  [Balthasar Azoguidus], 1472.
Fol. & 4to.   [12 210 3-78 86 9-128 136 148].   [104] leaves, 1, 3, 96, 103, 104 blank.
ISTC id00210000;  Goff D210;  BMC VI 799;  Bod-inc D-069;  GW 8374.
Collation follows that given in Bod-inc and GW, not as in BMC.

Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Hunterian Bg.3.12 (see main library entry for this item)
Variant: 2/2v (f. 4v), line 19:  “PROOEMIVM” as in GW, not “PRO OEMIUM” as in BMC.
Provenance: William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist:  source unknown.
University of Glasgow:  Hunterian bequest, 1807;  Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “O.3.6”.
Binding: Italy(?), 18th-century vellum, red leather spine label;  yellow-edged leaves;  marbled endpapers;  green silk bookmark.   Size:  293 x 217 mm.
Leaf size: 284 x 211 mm.
Annotations: Copious marginal annotations in two humanist hands in red and black ink, often extracting keywords;  traces of early signatures;  2/2-13/5 (ff. 4-95) foliated erroneously in a 17th-century hand;  the blank leaf 2/1 (f. 3) contains on its recto a full page of notes in Italian on Diodorus Siculus in an 18th-century hand - drawn from Rollin and Vallemont.
Decoration: Seven-line initial "N" on 2/2r (f. 4) supplied in blue with reserved white;  other initials supplied in plain blue or red.
Imperfections: Wanting gathering 1, the blank 13/6 (f. 96), and gathering 14 (ff. 97-104) containing the Germania of Tacitus.

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