Philelphus, Franciscus: Orationes cum quibusdam aliis eiusdem operibus.

Add:  [Pseudo-] Aristoteles:  Rhetorica ad Alexandrum.   Translated by Franciscus Philelphus;  Plutarchus:  Apophthegmata.   Translated by Franciscus Philelphus;  Galenus:  Introductorium ad medicinam principiis.   Translated by Georgius Valla.

Venice:  Bartholomaeus de Zanis, 28 Mar. 1491.
4to.   a-u8 x6.   [1], ii-clxvi leaves.
ISTC ip00609000; GW M33051; Goff P609; BMC V 431 (IA. 23703); CIBN P-325; BSB-Ink P-447.

GIP number: P43
Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Hunterian By.3.34 (see main library entry for this item)
Provenance: La Baume le Blanc, Louis César de (1708-1780), duc de La Vallière;  La Vallière sale 1767;  lot  3657 in  G.F. de Bure, 'Catalogue des livres provenans de la bibliothèque de M.L.D.D.L.V.', 2 vols (Paris:  1767).
William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist:  purchased by Hunter at the La Vallière sale through his agent, Jean-Baptiste Dessain, for 6 livres;  see 'Dessain-Hunter correspondence' (University of Glasgow Library, MS Gen. 36, f7v);  price confirmed in the priced copy of De Bure’s 'Catalogue' in University of Glasgow Library (shelfmark Sp Coll 2044-5).
University of Glasgow:  Hunterian bequest 1807;  Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “Be.8.4”.
Binding: France, 18th-century red goatskin decorated with triple gold fillets, a small gold fleuron at each corner;  gold-tooled spine;  marbled endpapers;  gilt-edged leaves;  blue silk bookmark.   Size:  211 x 149 mm.
Leaf size: 205 x 142 mm.
Annotations: Occasional underlining in quires e and f;  early manuscript corrections on f1v, f3v, f4v.
Decoration: None.
Imperfections: None.


Manuscript corrections in Philelphus, Franciscus: Orationes cum quibusdam aliis eiusdem operibus