Gregorius I, Pont. Max.: Homiliae super Evangeliis.
Paris: Ulrich Gering, Martin Crantz and Michael Friburger, 1 Oct. 1475.
Fol. [1-1310 1412].  leaves (1/1, 14/12 blank).
ISTC ig00418000; GW 11419; Goff G418; BMC VIII 7 (IB. 39065); Bod-inc G-211; CIBN G-316.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Hunterian Be.3.24 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Note:||Unlike the two British Library copies, a line of text omitted at the foot of the second column on 6/3r (f. 53r) has not in this copy been supplied by hand in the printers’ office.|
|Provenance:||Louis Jean Gaignat (1697-1768), Secretary to King Louis XV: Gaignat sale, 1769; lot 251 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 26 livres 1 sou; see Dessain-Hunter correspondence (University of Glasgow Library, MS Gen. 36, f. 24v).
University of Glasgow: Hunterian bequest, 1807; Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “Ad.8.25”.
|Binding:||France, 18th-century red goatskin; covers decorated with a triple gold-fillet border, a small gold fleuron at each corner; gold-tooled spine; marbled end-papers; gilt-edged leaves; turquoise silk bookmark. Size: 276 x 208 mm.|
|Leaf size:||267 x 197 mm.|
|Annotations:||Cropped early ownership inscription on 1/2r beginning “Ego ...”; occasional early marginal annotations, nota marks and underlining.|
|Decoration:||Five-line initial “R” on 1/2r supplied in red and blue with reserved white; other initials and paragraph marks supplied throughout in red or blue; capitals washed in yellow.|
|Imperfections:||Wanting 1/10 and the blank leaves 1/1 and 14/12.|