Phalaris [pseudo-]: Epistolae [Latin].
Translated by Franciscus Griffolinus (Aretinus).
Florence: Antonius Francisci, Venetus, 
4to. a-e8 (biii missigned “biiii”).  leaves.
ISTC ip00561000; GW M32847; Goff P561; BMC VI 678 (IA. 27679); Bod-inc P-251; CIBN P-295.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Hunterian Bx.3.24 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Note:||Printed on parchment; see Joseph van Praet, 'Catalogue de livres imprimés sur vélin, qui se trouvent dans les bibliothèques tant publiques que particulières', 4 vols(Paris: 1824-8), II, p. 254, no. 547.|
|Provenance:||Richard Mead (1673-1754) M.D.: lot 44, p. 239 (8 May 1755) in 'Bibliotheca Meadiana' (London: 1754); sold to Anthony Askew for £1.1.0 according to the copy of the Mead sale catalogue annotated with prices and partially 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 2586 in 'Bibliotheca Askeviana …' (London: Baker & Leigh, 1775).
William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist: purchased by Hunter at the Askew sale for £5.18.0 according to the annotated copy of the Askew sale catalogue in Cambridge University Library; price confirmed in the partially annotated copy of the Askew sale catalogue in Glasgow University Library (shelfmark Mu36-c.8).
University of Glasgow: Hunterian bequest 1807; Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “A.6.8”.
|Binding:||18th-century red goatskin, decorated with a single gold fillet; gold-tooled spine; marbled endpapers; green silk bookmark. Size: 207 x 142 mm.|
|Leaf size:||199 x 134 mm.|
|Annotations:||Single annotation in an early hand in lower margin of a7v.|