Florius, Franciscus: De amore Camilli et Aemiliae.
Add: Leonardus Brunus Aretinus: De duobus amantibus Guiscardo et Sigismunda (a Latin version of Boccaccio, Decameron IV.1).
[Paris: Petrus Caesaris and Johannes Stol, ca. 1473]
4to. [1-510].  leaves.
ISTC if00229000; GW 10087; Goff F229; BMC VIII 10 (IA. 39210); CIBN F-127.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Hunterian Bx.3.30 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Variant:||1/1r, line 1: “... Florentini ...” as in GW's main transcription, not “... Florētini ...” as in BMC and GW Anm. 2.|
|Provenance:||Jean Pierre Imbert Chastre de Cangé (d. 1746), 'premier valet de chambre' to Louis XV: inscription on verso of front free endpaper “J.P.G. Chastre de Cangé”.
Louis Jean Gaignat (1697-1768), Secretary to King Louis XV: Gaignat sale, 1769; lot 2229 in Guillaume de Bure, Bibliographie instructive: supplément ... ou catalogue des livres de feu M. L.J. Gaignat, 2 vols (Paris: 1769).
William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist: purchased by Hunter at the Gaignat sale through his agent, Jean-Baptiste Dessain, for 50 livres 1 sou; see Dessain-Hunter correspondence (University of Glasgow Library, MS Gen. 36, f. 25v).
University of Glasgow: Hunterian bequest 1807; Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “Af.10.9”.
|Binding:||France, 18th-century red goatskin; covers decorated with a triple gold-fillet border, a small gold circle at each corner; gold-tooled spine; marbled endpapers; gilt-edged leaves; turquoise silk bookmark. Size: 199 x 140 mm.|
|Leaf size:||193 x 134 mm.|
|Annotations:||Washed-out inscription in a 15th/16th-century hand on 5/10v (f. 50v), illegible under ultraviolet light; extensive notes on author and text by Chastre de Cangé on verso of front free endpaper and on following flyleaf; a further note by Chastre de Cangé on the colophon tipped-in before 5/2 (f. 42), together with William Hunter’s comments on that note written on a loosely inserted piece of paper; foliated by Chastre de Cangé.|
|Decoration:||Initials, capital strokes, paragraph marks supplied in red throughout, except for a single initial in blue on 4/8v (f. 38v).|