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 &10 Ꝝ12 aa-dd10 ee8 ff6 gg-hh10 II-LL10 mm10.  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.
|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.|
|Imperfections:||Wanting mm9 (which is supplied in manuscript facsimile) and the blank leaf mm10.|