Ficinus, Marsilius: Liber de sole et lumine.

Florence:  Antonio di Bartolommeo Miscomini, 31 Jan. 1493.
4to.   a-d8 e4 [f2].   [38] leaves, the last blank.
Woodcut printer's device.
ISTC if00156000;  Goff F156;  BMC VI 641;  Bod-inc F-048;  GW 9880.
Includes a catalogue of Ficinus's works by Bindaccius Recasolanus.

Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Hunterian By.3.37 (see main library entry for this item)
Provenance: Antoine Benjamin Morin d’Hérouville, Danish Consul General at Naples from 1766 to 1771:  lot 567 at the Morin d’Hérouville sale, London:  Leigh & Sotheby, 9 Mar. 1780. William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist:  purchased by Hunter at the Morin d’Hérouville sale for £0.4.0 according to the annotated BL copy of the Morin d’Hérouville sale catalogue - shelfmark S.C.S. 13(3).
University of Glasgow:  Hunterian bequest 1807;  Hunterian Museum bookplate and booklabel on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “W.8.7”.
Binding: Italy, 17th/18th-century vellum;  gold tooled spine;  red-edged leaves;  green silk bookmark.   Size:  207 x 140 mm.
Leaf size: 202 x 136 mm.
Annotations: Early marginal notes in two hands (some washed or cropped), occasional “nota" marks, underlining and pointing hands in gatherings a-c;  16th/17th-century note on [f1r] on a maxim of the Greek poet, Theognis;  letter "G" on a1r;  number "27" on rear flyleaf.
Decoration: None.
Imperfections: Wanting the final blank leaf.

 

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