Platina, Bartholomaeus: De honesta voluptate et valetudine.

Cividale:  Gerardus de Lisa, de Flandria, 24 Oct. 1480.
4to.   [1-118 126].   [94] leaves, the last blank.
In the Registrum the quires are numbered as in the above collation.
ISTC ip00763000; GW M33895; Goff P763; BMC VII 1094 (IA. 34201); Bod-inc P-340; CIBN P-439; BSB-Ink P-561.

GIP number: P63
Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Hunterian Bx.3.12 (see main library entry for this item)
Bound with: The second of three incunabula bound together.   Bound with:  (1) Benedictus de Nursia, De conservatione sanitatis.  [Rome:  Stephan Plannck, ca. 1481-87];  (3) Montemagno, Bonaccursius de, Controversia de nobilitate.  [Toulouse:  Henricus Turner and Johannes Parix, ca. 1476-78].
Provenance: Louis Jean Gaignat (1697-1768), Secretary to King Louis XV:  Gaignat sale, 1769;  lot 1171 in Guillaume de Bure, 'Bibliographie instructive:  supplément ... ou catalogue des livres de feu M. L.J. Gaignat', 2 vols (Paris:  1769).
William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist:  purchased by Hunter at the Gaignat sale through his agent, Jean-Baptiste Dessain, for 10 livres 1 sou;  see 'Dessain-Hunter correspondence' (University of Glasgow Library, MS Gen. 36, f.25r).
University of Glasgow:  Hunterian bequest, 1807;  Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “Ah.7.17”.
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;  turquoise silk bookmark.   Size:  193 x 132 mm.
Leaf size: 186 x 124 mm.
Annotations: None.
Decoration: None.
Imperfections: Wanting the final blank leaf.


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