Gazius, Antonius: Corona florida medicinae, sive De conservatione sanitatis.

Venice:  Johannes and Gregorius de Gregoriis, de Forlivio, 20 June 1491.
Fol.   A6 a8 b-s6 t8 [v2].   [126] leaves, 124 and 126 blank.
Woodcut printer’s device.
ISTC ig00111000;  Goff G111;  BMC V 341;  GW 10563.

Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Hunterian Bg.3.16 (see main library entry for this item)
Provenance: William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist:  source unknown.
University of Glasgow:  Hunterian bequest 1807;  Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “L.2.5”.
Binding: Italy, 18th-century vellum, leather spine label (now lost);  manuscript shelfmark(?) “50” on spine;  sprinkled blue-edged leaves;  front free endpaper has watermark of the letters “A S” surmounted by a Maltese cross and, on a separate line below, the letter “C” in a smaller format.   Size:  313 x 213 mm.
Leaf size: 307 x 206 mm.
Annotations: Incorrectly signed leaf e3 (printed as “diii”) corrected in ink to “eiij” in an early hand;  on recto of front free endpaper an 18th-century pencil price “- 5 -”;  on verso of front free endpaper Hunter’s note in ink on the date of compilation of the work.
Decoration: None.
Imperfections: Wanting the final three leaves t8 and gathering [v2].

 

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