Johannes Chrysostomus, S.: De reparatione lapsi.
[Cologne: Ulrich Zel, ca. 1467-68]
4to. [1-58].  leaves (1/1, 5/8 blank).
ISTC ij00294000; GW M13334; Goff J294; BMC I 182 (IA. 2749); Bod-inc J-137; CIBN J-189; BSB-Ink I-343.
As dated by Needham(Zel); dated [1467-72] by Bod-inc, BSB-Ink and CIBN.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Hunterian By.3.7 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Note:||Two printer's pin-holes visible on the fore-edge of some leaves, and two on the lower edge of other leaves.|
|Provenance:||Louis Jean Gaignat (1697-1768), Secretary to King Louis XV: Gaignat sale, 1769; lot 231 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 9 livres 14 sous; see Dessain-Hunter correspondence (University of Glasgow Library, MS Gen. 36, f. 24v).
University of Glasgow: Hunterian bequest 1807; Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “At.6.7”.
|Binding:||France, 18th-century red goatskin; covers decorated with a triple gold-fillet border, a small gold circle at each corner; gold-tooled spine; marbled endpapers; gilt-edged leaves; green silk bookmark. Size: 210 x 148 mm.|
|Leaf size:||205 x 142 mm.|
|Annotations:||"J: Chrisostomus de Reparatione Moguntiae Fust" in an 18th-century hand on first blank leaf.|
|Decoration:||Initials supplied in red throughout, some with pen-flourishing; occasional paragraph marks and underlining supplied in red.|