Georgius Trapezuntius: De partibus orationis ex Prisciano compendium.

Milan:  [Philippus de Lavagnia], 1 Feb. 1474.
4to.   [1-68 710 8-98 106].   [80] leaves.
ISTC ig00156000;  GW 10661;  Goff G156;  BMC VI 701 (IB. 26108);  CIBN G-87.

GIP number: G23
Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Hunterian Bw.3.32 (see main library entry for this item)
Provenance: Joseph (fl. 1790):  partially erased ownership description on front free endpaper "1790 ex Libris [...] Josephi [...]".
Ebenezer Brown (d. 1828), M.D., Inspector General of Hospitals:  presented to the Hunterian Library in March, 1852 (cf. University of Glasgow Library, Museum records, MR37/14, 15) by Miss Marjory Ettles of Stirling from the library of her late brother-in-law, Dr Ebenezer Brown, a matriculated student in the Greek Class at Glasgow University in 1786 (cf. James Coutts, A history of the University of Glasgow from its foundation in 1451 to 1909, pp. 404-5;  W. Innes Addison, The matriculation albums of the University of Glasgow from 1728 to 1858, no. 4573).
Marjory Ettles (fl. 1852) of Stirling:  see above.
University of Glasgow:  presented in 1852 (see above);  Hunterian Museum bookplate, with former shelfmark “E.2.14” (a later addition to the Hunterian Library with no connection to William Hunter’s original collection).
Binding: Italy(?), 17th-century parchment;  early manuscript shelfmark “R” above the letter (or roman numeral) “V” at foot of spine;  worn manuscript spine title and date “1474”;  later manuscript title on paper added to head of spine;  18th-century manuscript title on front cover.   Size:  223 x 160 mm.
Leaf size: 219 x 157 mm.
Annotations: None.
Decoration: Three-line initial “D” on 1/1r supplied in blue and decorated with red pen-work;  other initials supplied in blue or red throughout;  paragraph mark supplied in red on 1/1r and in blue on 10/6v (f. 80v).
Imperfections: Moderately heavy worming at beginning and end of book affecting text.


Front free endpaper and first page from 'De partibus orationis ex Prisciano compendium'. Sp Coll Hunterian Bw.3.32.