Festus, Sextus Pompeius: De verborum significatione.
[Rome: Bartholomaeus Guldinbeck], 31 Dec. 1477.
Fol. [1-38 4-66 78].  leaves, the last blank.
ISTC if00144500; Bod-inc F-034; GW 9863.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Hunterian Be.3.15 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Provenance:||Anthony Askew (1722-1774), physician and classical scholar: Askew sale, 13 Feb. 1775 onwards; lot 1746 in "Bibliotheca Askeviana …" (London: Baker & Leigh, 1775).
William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist: purchased by Hunter at the Askew sale for £5.5.0 according to the annotated copy of the Askew sale catalogue in Cambridge University Library; price confirmed in the partially annotated copy of the Askew sale catalogue in University of Glasgow Library (shelfmark Mu36-c.8).
University of Glasgow: Hunterian bequest 1807; Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “A.7.2”.
|Binding:||18th-century red morocco; covers decorated with a gilt-roll border, a small gold fleuron at each corner; gold-tooled spine; marbled endpapers; yellow-edged leaves; signs of a tab or label removed from 1/2v. Size: 283 x 194 mm.|
|Leaf size:||278 x 188 mm.|
|Decoration:||Initials supplied mainly in blue, less frequently in red; capital strokes and paragraph marks supplied in red throughout.|
|Imperfections:||Wanting the final blank leaf.|