Patritius, Franciscus: Ecloga de Christi nativitate.

[Padua:  Printer of Lucianus (H 10276), ca. 1482]
4to.   [a4].   [4] leaves.
ISTC ip00155000; GW M29826; Goff P155; BMC VII 926 (IA. 30085); BSB-Ink P-42.

Printer and date from ISTC.   Proctor 7137 tentatively assigned to Vicenza:  Leonardus Achates, n.d. 

GIP number: P4
Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Hunterian Bx.3.22 (see main library entry for this item)
Bound with: The fourth of five incunabula bound together.   Bound with:  (1) Canis, Johannes Jacobus, De ludo equestri Patavii ad Ludovicum Fuscarenum carmen.  [Padua:  Leonardus Achates de Basilea, ca. 1472]   (2) Canis, Johannes Jacobus, Ad Nicolaum Canalem classem contra Turcos ducentem carmen.  [Padua:  Leonardus Achates de Basilea, ca. 1472]   (3) Pius II, Pont. Max., Epistola ad Mahumetem.  [Padua:  Leonardus Achates de Basilea, before 1474]   (5) Canis, Johannes Jacobus, De modo studendi in utroque iure. [Padua:  Bartholomaeus de Valdezoccho], 1 Oct. 1476.
Provenance: Robert Hoblyn, (1710-1756), politician:  Hoblyn’s acquisition note “3s(λ/1745/6” on front pastedown;  Hoblyn sale, 2 Mar. 1778 onwards;  lot 2907 in 'Bibliotheca Hoblyniana ...' (London:  Baker & Leigh, 1778).
William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist:  purchased by Hunter at the Hoblyn sale for £3.7.0 according to the annotated BL copy of the Hoblyn sale catalogue - shelfmark S.C.S. 11 (4).
University of Glasgow:  Hunterian bequest 1807;  Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “Be.8.30”.
Binding: 18th-century speckled calf decorated with a double gold fillet and a blind floral roll;  gold-tooled spine with red leather title label “OPUS / CULA / IOHAN / IACOBI / CANIS”;  traces of manuscript lettering on fore-edge and lower edge.   Size:  208 x 144 mm.
Leaf size: 200 x 137 mm.
Annotations: None.
Decoration: None.
Imperfections: None.


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