Johannes Chrysostomus, S.: Sermones morales XXV.
Translated by Christophorus Persona.
[Bologna]: Balthasar Azoguidus, 12 May 1475.
4to. [1-118 126 13-148].  leaves (14/8 blank).
ISTC ij00301000; GW M13341; Goff J301; BMC VI 800 (IA. 28527); Bod-inc J-141; CIBN J-199; BSB-Ink I-353.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Hunterian Bx.3.13 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Provenance:||Louis Jean Gaignat (1697-1768), Secretary to King Louis XV: Gaignat sale, 1769; lot 230 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 26 livres 1 sou; 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 “N.7.9”.
|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; turquoise silk bookmark. Size: 196 x 137 mm.|
|Leaf size:||190 x 130 mm.|
|Annotations:||Number “9” in ink in a 17th/18th-century hand on 1/1r; title supplied in ink in a 17th/18th-century hand on 1/1r and on 14/8v (f. 110v); ink foliation in a 17th/18th-century hand “1”-“99” from 2/3r (f. 11r) to 14/7r (f. 109r).|
|Decoration:||Two initials supplied in black ink.|