Johannes Chrysostomus: De reparatione lapsi.
[Cologne: Ulrich Zel, ca. 1467-68]
4to. [1-58].  leaves, the first and last blank.
ISTC ij00294000; Goff J294; BMC I 182; Bod-inc J-137.
Dated ca. 1467-68 by BSB-Ink and Needham (Zel); dated [1467-72] by Bod-inc 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 morocco decorated with triple gold fillets, 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:||Manuscript title (18th century) and conjectured place of printing and printer on recto of first blank leaf 1/1r “Moguntiae Fust”.|
|Decoration:||Initials supplied in red throughout, some with pen-flourishing; occasional paragraph marks and underlining supplied in red.|