Perottus, Nicolaus: Rudimenta grammatices.

Padua:  Albertus de Stendal, 17 June 1475.
Fol.   [1-210 3-128 13-146].   [112] leaves, the first blank.
ISTC ip00304000;  Goff P304;  HC 12645;  CIBN P-121.

Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Hunterian Bx.2.24 (see main library entry for this item)
Provenance: William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist:  source unknown.
University of Glasgow:  Hunterian bequest 1807;  Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “Ba.2.2”.
Binding: 18th-century brown calf;  yellow-edged leaves;  repaired and rebacked with brown morocco by Douglas Cockerell & Son, Feb. 1962;  new plain endpapers;  sample of original gold-tooled spine mounted on inside of rear board;  original red leather title label put back on new spine;  binder’s note tipped onto rear pastedown.   Size:  292 x 200 mm.
Leaf size: 285 x 190 mm.
Annotations: Frequent 15th/16th-century marginal annotations in brown ink in gathering 1, mainly extracting keywords;  similar annotations in the same hand on 8/5r - 8/6r (ff. 65r - 66r);  early marginal annotations in a different hand, in red ink, on 10/2 (f. 78);  a few scribblings in Italian in an early hand on 14/6v (f. 112v);  manuscript foliation “1”-“111” in an 18th-century hand.
Decoration: Four lines of incipit on 1/2r washed in faded yellow;  capitals and some words washed in yellow on 5/4v - 5/6r (ff. 40v - 42r) and on 6/1r (f. 45r).
Imperfections: Wanting the first blank leaf.


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