Leonicenus, Omnibonus: In Lucanum commentum.
Venice: [Filippo di Pietro], 21 July 1475.
Fol. a-c10 C8 D6 d-k8 l-r10 ſ10 s10 ſſ10 ſt10 ſl12 t-z8 &8 aa-bb8 cc-gg10 hh-ii12 KK12.  leaves.
ISTC il00172000; GW M27816; Goff L172; BMC V 219 (IB. 20128); Bod-inc L-095; CIBN L-147; BSB-Ink O-47.
Two copies held by the University of Glasgow.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Hunterian Bf.3.10 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Variant:||KK12r: last word of the colophon reads “Mocenico.” as in BMC copy IB. 20127, not “Mozenico.” as in BMC copy IB. 20128.|
|Bound with:||The first of two incunabula bound together. Bound with: Merula, Georgius, Enarrationes Satyrarum Juvenalis. Treviso: Bartholomaeus Confalonerius, [not before May] 1478 (M30).|
|Provenance:||Byrchyns (16th/17th century): two heavily deleted inscriptions ‘Liber [...] Byrchyns(?)’ on a1r.
Morne (16th/17th century): ‘Mr Morne’ on a1r.
M. B. (17th century), probable owner: on p5v of the second work in the volume is a pen-and-ink device in the shape of a trefoil on a plinth incorporating the letters ‘M’ and ‘B’ and the motto ‘veritas odit moras’ (Seneca).
Leonard Hotchkis (d. 1754), headmaster of Shrewsbury School: armorial bookplate (Franks 15434) on a1r.
William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist: source unknown.
University of Glasgow: Hunterian bequest 1807; Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “Av.3.1”.
|Binding:||England, 18th-century calf; covers decorated with a double gold-fillet border; gold-tooled red leather title label on spine; sprinkled red-edged leaves; front and rear flyleaves have watermark letters “G R” surrounded on three sides by foliage and surmounted by a crown, all within a circle. Size: 302 x 215 mm.|
|Leaf size:||291 x 202 mm.|
|Annotations:||Frequent marginal annotations in Latin in 16th-century hands in red and in black ink (the same hands appear in the second work in the volume); early marginal annotation in Welsh on a3r; several manicules and nota marks; running book numbers '1-10' on rectos; two 16th-century inscriptions on a1r ‘For the net payme[n]t well & truely to be done of(?) the sayd’ and (partially read) ‘[...] discordia [...] Statius’; early deleted ownership(?) inscription on a1r; code ‘mi’ in ink on front pastedown.|
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Hunterian Bf.3.11 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Variant:||KK12r: last word of the colophon reads “Mozenico.” as in BMC copy IB. 20128, not “Mocenico.” as in BMC copy IB. 20127.|
|Provenance:||Louis-Jean Gaignat (1697-1768), Secretary to King Louis XV: Gaignat sale, 1769; lot 1661 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 20 livres 1 sou; see Dessain-Hunter correspondence (University of Glasgow Library, MS Gen. 36, f. 24r).
University of Glasgow: Hunterian bequest, 1807; Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “Bd.7.4”.
|Binding:||France, 18th-century red goatskin; covers decorated with a triple gold-fillet border, a small gold fleuron at each corner; gold-tooled spine; marbled endpapers; gilt-edged leaves; turquoise silk bookmark; bunch of grapes watermark on front flyleaf, “MOLEN” watermark on rear flyleaf. Size: 298 x 210 mm.|
|Leaf size:||290 x 199 mm.|
|Annotations:||Occasional marginal annotations in a 16th-century hand; copious underlining of text up to u7v, none thereafter.|
|Decoration:||On a3r a seven-line initial “B” is supplied in red with reserved white; paragraph marks in red on a2v and a3r.|