Georgius Trapezuntius: Rhetorica.
Venice: Vindelinus de Spira, [not before 1472]
Fol. [110 2-48 56 6-88 910 10-128 1310 14-198].  leaves, the first and last blank.
ISTC ig00157000; Goff G157; BMC V 164; Bod-inc G-072; GW 10664.
Date taken from ISTC and Bod-inc; GW dates before 13 Feb. 1471.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Hunterian Be.2.15 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Note:||The final blank leaf has been pasted onto the verso of the preceding leaf thereby largely obscuring a full page of manuscript notes in Latin in an early hand - perhaps an index?|
|Note:||Printer's pin-holes frequently visible.|
|Provenance:||Louis Jean Gaignat (1697-1768), Secretary to King Louis XV: Gaignat sale, 1769; lot 1440 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 57 livres 12 sous; see 'Dessain-Hunter correspondence' (University of Glasgow Library, MS Gen. 36, f.23r).
University of Glasgow: Hunterian bequest, 1807; Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “Az.1.3”.
|Binding:||France, 18th-century red morocco decorated with triple gold fillets, a small gold fleuron at each corner; gold-tooled spine; marbled endpapers; gilt-edged leaves. Size: 322 x 224 mm.|
|Leaf size:||313 x 212 mm.|
|Annotations:||Frequent marginal annotations in Latin in a humanist hand - many so heavily washed out as to be unreadable; on 1/1r a reference in French to Maittaire’s 'Annales' regarding the date of this edition.|