Latini, Brunetto: Le Trésor [Italian]. Il tesoro.

Treviso:  Gerardus de Lisa, de Flandria, 16 Dec. 1474.
Fol.   [16 2-610 7-108 11-1310 148].   [126] leaves (1/6 blank).
ISTC il00070000;  GW M17137;  Goff L70;  BMC VI 884 (IB. 28317);  Bod-inc L-044;  CIBN L-52.

The translation has been erroneously attributed to Bono Giamboni;  it is by Latini himself;  see Julia Bolton Holloway, Twice-told tales: Brunetto Latini and Dante Alighieri (New York: 1993), pp. 8-10.

GIP number: L11
Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Hunterian Bw.3.19 (see main library entry for this item)
Provenance: “Ferdinando Falakra” (perhaps = Ferdinandus Calvus or Ferdinando Calvi), Italy, 16th century:  inscription in Greek on 14/8v “τελος toυ θησαυρου toυ Βρουνεττoυ Φερδινανδος απο της Φαλακρας ταυτα εγραπτον [sic]”.
Louis Jean Gaignat (1697-1768), Secretary to King Louis XV:  Gaignat sale, 1769;  lot 2515 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 48 livres;  see Dessain-Hunter correspondence (University of Glasgow Library, MS Gen. 36, f. 26r).
University of Glasgow:  Hunterian bequest, 1807;  Hunterian Museum bookplate and book label on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “Y.7.14”.
Binding: France, 18th-century blue goatskin;  covers decorated with a triple gold-fillet border, a small gold fleuron at each corner;  gold-tooled spine;  marbled endpapers;  gilt-edged leaves;  pink silk bookmark.   Size:  257 x 199 mm.
Leaf size: 245 x 190 mm.
Annotations: Occasional (cropped) marginal annotations in Italian in a 16th-century hand;  chapters of first part of book I numbered in margins in arabic numerals (many cropped), with underlining of text in red crayon in the same section.
Decoration: None.
Imperfections: Wanting the blank leaf 1/6.

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