Justinus, Marcus Junianus: Epitomae in Trogi Pompeii historias.
Rome: Conradus Sweynheym and Arnoldus Pannartz, 26 Sept. 1472.
Fol. [1-710 8-108].  leaves (1/1, 10/8 blank).
ISTC ij00615000; GW M15630; Goff J615; BMC IV 16 (IB. 17197); Bod-inc J-292.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Hunterian Be.2.5 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Note:||Printer's pin-holes visible.|
|Provenance:||Hélion Jouffroy/Heliundus Joffredus (d. 1529), French humanist, collector, nephew of Cardinal Jean Jouffroy: inscription on 10/7v (f. 93v) “Pertinet d[omi]no helyondo Ioffredi p[re]posito Albie[nsis]”. Jouffroy appears in a mural in the Cathédrale de Sainte-Cécile, Albi, where he is described as “Dominus Heliundus Ioffredus legum doctor prepositus Albiensis cantor et canonicus Ruthene[n]sis]” (www.flickr.com/photos/miltonmic/3873505565/, accessed May 2021); see M. Desachy, Deux bibliophiles humanistes: bibliothèques et manuscrits de Jean Jouffroy et d’Hélion Jouffroy (Paris: 2012).
Louis Jean Gaignat (1697-1768), Secretary to King Louis XV: Gaignat sale, 1769; lot 2680 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 44 livres 19 sous; see Dessain-Hunter correspondence (University of Glasgow Library, MS Gen. 36, f. 23r).
University of Glasgow: Hunterian bequest, 1807; Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “Au.1.13”.
|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; sprinkled red-edged leaves; pink silk bookmark; “MGIS” watermark on front flyleaf; watermark of a bunch of grapes and date “1742” on rear flyleaf. Size: 330 x 235 mm.|
|Leaf size:||324 x 224 mm.|
|Annotations:||Frequent marginal annotations in a 16th-century hand; occasional underlining and manicules; occasional corrections or deletions of text; motto “Justitia est constans et perpetua” in a 17th-century hand on 1/1r; 17th-century pen-trials in French also on 1/1r, which include the names "Feullier" and “Tullier”.|
|Decoration:||Seven-line initial “Q” on 1/2r supplied in shades of purple on a gold square ground from which floral decoration in purple, blue, green and gold extends into the inner margin; other initials supplied throughout in red or blue.|
|Imperfections:||Lower margin of 1/2 excised.|