Horatius Flaccus, Quintus: Opera.
Milan: Philippus de Lavagnia, 16 Feb. 1476.
4to. A-G8 H6 I-Q8.  leaves (A1, Q8 blank).
ISTC ih00441000; GW 13452; Goff H441; BMC VI 703 (IB. 26120a); Bod-inc H-199; CIBN H-271.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Hunterian Bg.2.8 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Provenance:||Louis Jean Gaignat (1697-1768), Secretary to King Louis XV: Gaignat sale, 1769; lot 1624 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 126 livres 13 sous; see Dessain-Hunter correspondence (University of Glasgow Library, MS Gen. 36, f. 24r).
University of Glasgow: Hunterian bequest, 1807; Hunterian Museum bookplate and book label on front pastedown, with former shelfmarks “Ab.6.24” and “W.2.6”.
|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 endpapers; gilt-edged leaves; blue silk bookmark. Size: 274 x 200 mm.|
|Leaf size:||267 x 188 mm.|
|Imperfections:||Wanting the blank leaf A1; some printed signatures (which are placed well below the text in the outer corner of the page) cropped.|