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].  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.|