Petrus de Abano: Conciliator differentiarum philosophorum et medicorum.   Add:  De venenis.   Mathaeus Silvaticus:  De lapide begaar ex Pandectis.   Petrus de Carariis:  De terminatione venenorum.

Venice:  Gabriele di Pietro, for Thomas de Tarvisio, [after 5 Mar.] 1476.
Fol.   a10 b-d8 e-f10 F10 g10 G6 H4 h-y8 z6 [et]6 [con]8 [rum]6 aa-dd6 ee-ff8 gg10.   [280] leaves, the first and last blank.
ISTC ip00432000; GW M31852; Goff P432; BMC V 201 (IC. 19928); CIBN P-206; BSB-Ink P-309.

GIP number: P29
Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Hunterian Bw.1.1 (see main library entry for this item)
Note: Printer's pin-holes visible.
Provenance: Guilhelmus Winshemius (18th century):  inscription on a2r “Ex libris M. Guilhelmj Vuinshemij Francj” and on gg9r “Sum M. Guilhelmj Vuinshemij Francj”.
William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist:  source unknown.
University of Glasgow:  Hunterian bequest 1807;  Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “Be.4.15”.
Binding: 18th-century mottled calf, covers bordered with a double gold fillet;  gold-tooled spine;  marbled endpapers;  sprinkled red-edged leaves;  front and rear flyleaves have watermark initials “D I S”.   Size:  407 x 285 mm.
Leaf size: 401 x 275 mm.
Annotations: Error in the signature of g4 has been corrected in pen-and-ink (probably in the printer’s office - cf. the BMC copy);  several sections (Differentia 16-23, 87-100, 155-172) have extensive marginal annotations and underlining  in the hand of the owner, Guilhelmus Winshemius;  occasional marginal annotations elsewhere in a different 18th-century hand;  18th-century price “1 11 6” in pencil on first front flyleaf.
Decoration: Fourteen-line initial “U” on a2r, col. 1, supplied in red and blue with reserved white and decorated with red pen-work which extends into the inner margin;  a seven-line initial “Q” on a4v supplied in similar style;  other initials and paragraph marks throughout supplied in alternate red and blue;  running headings underlined in red.
Imperfections: Wanting the blank leaf a1.

Red printing and penwork initial in Petrus de Abano: Conciliator differentiarum philosophorum et medicorum