Hieronymus: Vitae sanctorum patrum, sive Vitas patrum [Italian]. Vite de sancti padri.
Translated by Domenico Cavalca. Add: Johannes Moschus: Pratum [Italian]. Translated by Feo Belcari.
Venice: Gabriele di Pietro, 1475.
Fol. [1-910 108 11-1210 1312 14-2510 2612 278].  leaves, 1, 262, and 270 blank.
ISTC ih00224000; Goff H224; BMC V 201; Polain(B) 4005.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Hunterian Bw.3.15 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Note:||In this copy - unlike the copies described in BMC and Polain - the Tabula (gathering 1) is bound at the beginning rather than at the end.|
|Variant:||1/2r, col. 2, line 35: “... haño ...”, not as in Polain “... año ...”|
|Provenance:||Louis Jean Gaignat (1697-1768), Secretary to King Louis XV: Gaignat sale, 1769; lot 2772 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 43 livres 1 sou; see 'Dessain-Hunter correspondence' (University of Glasgow Library, MS Gen. 36, f. 23v).
University of Glasgow: Hunterian bequest, 1807; Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “Ad.7.4”.
|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; green silk bookmark. Size: 260 x 175 mm.|
|Leaf size:||252 x 164 mm.|
|Annotations:||Brief marginal annotations in Italian in a 16th-century hand on 18/3r (f. 173r) and 23/6r (f. 226r); occasional “nota” marks; a catchword has been supplied in a 16th-century hand in centre of lower margin of final verso of each gathering; many initial spaces have printed guide-letters, but in the absence of guide-letters initials have been frequently supplied in brown ink; foliated “1”-“259” in an 18th-century hand from f. 2 - f. 260; 18th-century shelfmark or inventory number “B.830” on first page of Tabula.|
|Imperfections:||Wanting ff. 1, 262 and 270.|