Leonicenus, Nicolaus: De morbo gallico.

Venice:  Aldus Manutius, Romanus, June 1497.
4to.   a-c8 d4 [e]2.   [30] 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.

GIP number: L19
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.
Decoration: None.
Imperfections: Wanting bifolium a2.7 and quire [e].


Washed out annotations in Leonicenus, Nicolaus: De morbo gallico