Leonicenus, Nicolaus: De morbo gallico.
Venice: Aldus Manutius, Romanus, June 1497.
4to. a-c8 d4 [e]2.  leaves ([e]2 blank).
ISTC il00165000; GW 17947; Goff L165; BMC V 557 (IA. 24441); Bod-inc L-087; CIBN L-142; BSB-Ink N-130; Ahmanson-Murphy, 12.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Hunterian Ac.4.5 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Bound with:||The second of three items bound together. Bound with: (1) Leonicenus, Nicolaus, De Plinii et plurium aliorum medicorum in medicina erroribus. Ferrara: Joannes Mazochius, 1509; (3) Manardus, Joannes, Epistolae medicinales. Ferrara: Bernardinus de Odonino, 1521.|
|Provenance:||Richard Mead (1673-1754), physician: “Dr Mead 1. 6.” in pencil on front free endpaper; Mead’s shelfmark in ink “Ii,3,,12.” on front free endpaper; lot 180, p. 19 (22 Nov. 1754) in Bibliotheca Meadiana (London: 1754); sold for £1.6.0 to Dr William Pitcairn according to the priced copy (partially annotated with buyers’ names) of the Mead sale catalogue in University of Glasgow Library (shelfmark Mu33-e.30).
William Pitcairn (1712-1791), physician, President of the Royal College of Physicians, London: see above.
William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist: presumably acquired by Hunter directly from Pitcairn (whose library was sold in 1793, ten years after Hunter’s death).
University of Glasgow: Hunterian bequest 1807; Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmarks “Ai.5.23” and “W.7.27”.
|Binding:||England(?), 18th-century speckled calf; covers decorated with a border of double gold fillets and a blind anthemion and fleur-de-lys roll; gold-tooled spine; sprinkled red-edged leaves. Size: 207 x 155 mm.|
|Leaf size:||201 x 147 mm.|
|Annotations:||Frequent marginal annotations (heavily washed) in an early hand; frequent underlining and inserted punctuation marks; occasional manicules.|
|Imperfections:||Wanting bifolium a2.7 and quire [e].|