Maius, Junianus: De priscorum proprietate verborum.

[Naples]:  Mathias Moravus and Blasius Romerus, 1475.
Fol.  a-d10 e-f8 g-i10 K10 l-m12 n-q10 R12 s-z10 &1012 aa-dd10 ee8 ff6 gg-hh10 II-LL10 mm10.   [368] leaves (mm10 blank).
ISTC im00095000;  GW M20095;  Goff M95;  BMC XII 62 (IC. 29396);  Bod-inc M-030;  CIBN M-37;  BSB-Ink M-65.

GIP number: M8
Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Hunterian Bg.1.12 (see main library entry for this item)
Note: Printer's pin-holes visible.
Provenance: Richard Mead (1673-1754), physician:  Mead’s shelfmark in ink “Gg,8,,8” on first front flyleaf;  lot 650 (11 Dec. 1754) in Bibliotheca Meadiana (London:  1754);  sold for £1.2.0 to Anthony Askew according to the priced copy of the Mead sale catalogue (partially annotated with buyers’ names) in University of Glasgow Library (shelfmark Mu33-e.30).
Anthony Askew (1722-1774), physician and classical scholar:  Askew sale, 13 Feb. 1775 onwards;  lot 2294 in Bibliotheca Askeviana ... (London:  Baker & Leigh, 1775);  sold for £3.0.0 to the bookseller George Nicol;  see the annotated British Library copy of the Askew sale catalogue (BL S.C.S. 6* (3)).
William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist:  probably purchased from Nicol.
University of Glasgow:  Hunterian bequest 1807;  Hunterian Museum bookplate and book label on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “Y.5.7”.
Binding: England, 18th-century russia;  covers have a decorative border composed of a double gold fillet and a floral and fleur-de-lys roll in blind, and a centre panel formed by triple gold fillets and an ornamental roll in blind with a gold ornament at each outer corner;  gold-tooled spine;  marbled endpapers;  green-edged leaves;  front and rear flyleaves have watermark “E F”.   Size:  401 x 290 mm.
Leaf size: 382 x 276 mm.
Annotations: None.
Decoration: None.
Imperfections: Wanting mm9 (which is supplied in manuscript facsimile) and the blank leaf mm10.

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