Historia Alexandri Magni [Italian].  De la vita et della morte de Alexandro Magno.

Adapted by Leo Archipresbyter.

Treviso:  [Gerardus de Lisa, de Flandria], 18 Feb. 1474.
4to.  [16 2-810 96 108 1110].  [100] leaves.
ISTC ia00409000;  GW 880;  Goff A409;  BSB-Ink H-289.

GIP number: H29
Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Bx.3.32 (see main library entry for this item)
Variant: The opening lines of 1/1r differ from the transcription in GW: "Tauola nela hiſtoꝛia de Alexandro magno . zoe . || del ſuo naſcimēto . e de le ſoe ꝓſperoſe battaglie . et || de la moꝛte ſoa infoꝛtunata." (see ISTC’s note on the Library of Congress copy).
Provenance: Louis Jean Gaignat (1697-1768), Secretary to King Louis XV:  Gaignat sale, 1769;  lot 2347 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 42 livres;  see Dessain-Hunter correspondence (University of Glasgow Library, MS Gen. 36, f. 25v).
University of Glasgow:  Hunterian bequest, 1807;  Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “Aw.11.18”.
Binding: France, 18th-century blue goatskin;  covers decorated with a triple gold-fillet border, a small gold fleuron at each corner;  gold-tooled spine;  red-edged leaves;  marbled endpapers;  red silk bookmark.   Size: 201 x 139 mm.
Leaf size: 196 x 133 mm.
Annotations: A few marginal annotations but all so washed out as to be illegible;  quires 2-11 foliated in an early hand “1” to “94” (many leaf numbers washed out).  
Decoration: None.
Imperfections: None.

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