Lucianus Samosatensis: Dialogi. Epistolae [Greek].

Florence:  [Laurentius (Francisci) de Alopa, Venetus], 1496.
Fol.   A-B8 α-θ8 Ι8 κ-ω8 αα-ηη8.   [264] leaves (A1, ηη8 blank).
ISTC il00320000;  GW M18976;  Goff L320;  BMC VI 667 (IB. 28025);  Bod-inc L-171;  CIBN L-245;  BSB-Ink L-243.
Probably edited by Janus Lascaris - Bod-inc.

Two copies held by the University of Glasgow.

Copy 1

GIP number: L37/1
Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Bh1-d.7 (see main library entry for this item)
Provenance: University of Glasgow:  source unknown;  shelfmark “E.2.9” on University Library bookplate matching entry in A. Arthur, Catalogus impressorum librorum in Bibliotheca Universitatis Glasguensis (Glasguae:  1791) “caret titulo et duabus paginis”.
Binding: England, 18th-century half sheep, grey paper-covered boards;  front flyleaf has watermark of city of London coat of arms and countermark ‘C H D’;  rear flyleaf has watermark of a crowned fleur-de-lys, flanked by olive branches, and countermark ‘I V’.   Size: 332 × 235 mm.
Leaf size: 324 x 229 mm.
Annotations: Occasional underlining and marginal notes in Greek in an early hand in several quires.
Decoration: None.
Imperfections: Wanting quires A, B, leaves α1, π1, and the blank leaf ηη8.

Manuscript annotations in Lucianus Samosatensis: Dialogi. Epistolae [Greek]


Copy 2

GIP number: L37/2
Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Hunterian Be.2.13 (see main library entry for this item)
Note: In this copy the first leaf is a cancel, containing a printed title prepared for the 1517 reissue (see BMC note);  an early manuscript copy of this 1517 title-page is also loosely inserted.
Provenance: William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist:  source unknown.
University of Glasgow:  Hunterian bequest 1807;  Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “Aw.1.2”.
Binding: France, 18th-century red goatskin;  covers decorated with a triple gold-fillet border;  gold-tooled spine;  marbled endpapers;  gilt-edged leaves;  turquoise silk bookmark.   Size:  327 x 230 mm.
Leaf size: 319 x 220 mm.
Annotations: Occasional annotations in a 16th-century hand in Greek and in Latin;  number “4216” in ink in an 18th-century hand on rear free endpaper;  number “200.” in pencil in an 18th-century hand on front flyleaf.
Decoration: None.
Imperfections: Wanting the blank leaf ηη8.

Caption title in Lucianus Samosatensis: Dialogi. Epistolae [Greek]