Johannes Chrysostomus, S.: Liber de eo quod nemo laeditur ab alio nisi a semetipso fuerit laesus.
[Cologne: Ulrich Zel, ca. 1468]
4to. [1-28 36].  leaves (3/6 blank).
ISTC ij00291000; GW M13309; Goff J291; BMC I 182 (IA. 2811); Bod-inc J-132; CIBN J-186; BSB-Ink I-350.
As dated by Needham(Zel); BSB-Ink dates [ca. 1467-72]; ISTC dates [ca. 1470].
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Hunterian By.3.24 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Note:||Two printer's pin-holes visible on lower edge of some leaves.|
|Note:||In this copy the final blank leaf 3/6 is bound at the beginning.|
|Note:||Between 1/8 and 2/1 is inserted leaf 1/8 from Ulrich Zel’s edition of Leonardus Brunus Aretinus, Isagogicon moralis disciplinae [Cologne: ca. 1470] (ISTC ib01249000).|
|Bound with:||The second of two incunabula bound together. Bound with: [Pseudo-] Aurelius Augustinus, De vita christiana. [Cologne]: Ulrich Zel, 1467 (A123).|
|Provenance:||Louis Jean Gaignat (1697-1768), Secretary to King Louis XV: Gaignat sale, 1769; lot 244 in Guillaume de Bure, Bibliographie instructive: supplément ... ou catalogue des livres de feu M. L.J. Gaignat, 2 vols (Paris: 1769), where the binding is incorrectly described as “mar. r.”
William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist: purchased by Hunter at the Gaignat sale through his agent, Jean-Baptiste Dessain, for 58 livres 1 sou; see Dessain-Hunter correspondence (University of Glasgow Library, MS Gen. 36, f. 24v), where the binding is correctly described as “M: Cit:”
University of Glasgow: Hunterian bequest, 1807; Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “Ay.5.12”.
|Binding:||France, 18th-century citron 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: 220 x 147 mm.|
|Leaf size:||215 x 138 mm.|
|Annotations:||Brief marginal annotations in a 16th-century hand on 1/8r and 2/8v (f. 16v); occasional underlining and nota marks; incipit repeated in manuscript in a 16th-century hand on verso of blank leaf 3/6, which is bound at the beginning.|