Johannes Chrysostomus: Liber de eo quod nemo laeditur ab alio nisi a semetipso fuerit laesus.
[Cologne: Ulrich Zel, ca. 1468]
4to. [1-28 36].  leaves, the last blank.
ISTC ij00291000; Goff J291; BMC I 182; Bod-inc J-132.
Needham (Zel) dates ca. 1468; 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:||In this copy the final blank leaf 3/6 is bound at the beginning.|
|Note:||Two printer's pin-holes visible on lower edge of some leaves.|
|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: Augustinus, Aurelius [pseudo-], De vita christiana. [Cologne]: Ulrich Zel, 1467.|
|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 morocco, decorated with triple gold fillets, 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 Latin 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 final blank leaf.|