Petrarca, Franceso: Historia Griseldis.
[Cologne: Ulrich Zell, ca. 1469]
4to. [1-26].  leaves, the last blank.
ISTC ip00400000; Goff P400; BMC I 186 (IA 2832); Bod-inc P-164.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Hunterian Bx.3.36 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Provenance:||Louis Jean Gaignat (1697-1768), Secretary to King Louis XV: Gaignat sale, 1769; lot 2235 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 through his agent, Jean-Baptiste Dessain, for 15 livres 1 sou; see 'Dessain-Hunter correspondence' (University of Glasgow Library, MS Gen. 36, f.25v).
University of Glasgow: Hunterian bequest, 1807; Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “Aw.7.11”.
|Binding:||France, 18th-century red morocco decorated with triple gold fillets, a small gold fleuron at each corner; gold-tooled spine; marbled endpapers; gilt-edged leaves; green silk bookmark. Size: 188 x 127 mm.|
|Leaf size:||183 x 123 mm.|
|Decoration:||Initials, paragraph marks, capital strokes and line-fillers supplied in red throughout; occasional underlining in red.|
|Imperfections:||Wanting the final blank leaf; one wormhole throughout, affecting a few letters.|