Phalaris [pseudo-]: Epistolae [Latin].
Translated by Franciscus Griffolinus (Aretinus).
Treviso: Gerardus de Lisa, de Flandria, 1471.
8vo. [1-510 612].  leaves.
ISTC ip00548000; Goff P548; BMC VI 883; Bod-inc P-242.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Hunterian Bx.3.25 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Provenance:||Louis Jean Gaignat (1697-1768), Secretary to King Louis XV: Gaignat sale, 1769; lot 2547 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 59 livres 19 sous; see 'Dessain-Hunter correspondence' (University of Glasgow Library, MS Gen. 36, f.26r).
University of Glasgow: Hunterian bequest, 1807; Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “At.6.6”.
|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 underlaid with marbling; green silk bookmark. Size: 198 x 140 mm.|
|Leaf size:||193 x 134 mm.|
|Annotations:||Occasional early marginal annotations - almost all so washed out as to be illegible; occasional underlining; traces of early signatures.|
|Decoration:||Initials supplied in alternate blue and red throughout; capital strokes supplied in faded yellow throughout.|