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:  Philippus Pincius, [1 June?] 1496.
Fol.   a-m6 n8.   [80] leaves, the last blank, 2-79 numbered “II” - “lxxviii” with errors.
Woodcut initials.
ISTC ip00611000; GW M33049; Goff P611; BMC V 497 (IB. 23668); Bod-inc P-275; BSB-Ink P-449.

The colophon reads:  'primo kal'. Iunii'.

GIP number: P44
Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Hunterian Bf.2.17 (see main library entry for this item)
Bound with: The second of two items bound together. Bound with Cato, Marcus Porcius, et al., Libri de re rustica.  Paris:  Josse Bade, 1529 (P. Renouard, 'Imprimeurs & libraires parisiens du XVIe siècle', vol. 2, no. 611).
Provenance: Robertus Bertoul (16th century), possible owner:  the first work in the volume, 'Libri de re rustica' (1529), has the inscriptions “Robertus Bertoul” on the title-page and “Sum Robertj Bertoul” on the final leaf of the index.
William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist:  source unknown.
University of Glasgow:  Hunterian bequest 1807;  Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “Au.2.10”.
Binding: 18th-century mottled calf decorated with triple gold fillets;  gold-tooled spine;  sprinkled red-edged leaves;  front free endpaper has watermark initial “G”, front and rear flyleaves have watermark initials “BF”.   Size:  315 x 213 mm.
Leaf size: 303 x 202 mm.
Annotations: None.
Decoration: None.
Imperfections: None.


Colophon and register of Philelphus, Franciscus: Orationes