Grünpeck, Josephus: De pestilentiali scorra, sive Mala de Franzos.
Add: Sebastian Brant: Eulogium de scorra pestilentiali.
[Augsburg: Johann Schaur, between 18 Oct. & 17 Dec. 1496.]
4to. a8 b4 c6.  leaves.
Woodcuts and woodcut initials.
ISTC ig00514800; BMC II 393; GW 11569.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Hunterian Bx.3.38 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Provenance:||“Petros Aouroldos, komarches”: inscription in Greek in a 16th-century hand at the foot of a1r (transliterated) “Biblion tou Petrou Aouroldou komarchou”.
René Moreau (1587-1656), Professor of Medicine, Collège Royal, Paris: inscription on a1r “Moreau Med. Paris.”
Nicolas Fouquet (1615-1680), Superintendent of Finance under Louis XIV: Fouquet purchased Moreau’s medical library after the latter’s death; see E. Stewart Saunders, "Politics and scholarship in seventeenth-century France: the library of Nicolas Fouquet and the College Royal", 'Journal of library history', 20 (Winter, 1985), 6.
William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist: source unknown.
University of Glasgow: Hunterian bequest, 1807; Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “Ag.10.23”.
|Binding:||England, 18th-century red goatskin; covers decorated with a double gold-fillet border, a fleuron at each corner; gold-tooled spine, marbled endpapers; gilt-edged leaves; flyleaves have partially visible watermark of the British royal arms and initials ‘G R’. Size: 186 × 133 mm.|
|Leaf size:||183 x 130 mm.|
|Annotations:||Frequent early marginal annotations (cropped); occasional “nota” marks and pointing hands; underlining in black and red throughout.|
|Decoration:||Some capital strokes supplied in red in most chapter headings.|