Poggius Florentinus: Facetiae.

[Louvain:]  Johannes de Westfalia, [ca. 1479-80]
4to.   a-g8 h10.   [66] leaves.
Date from ISTC;  Bod-inc dates ca. 1477.
ISTC ip00861700;  Bod-inc P-413.

Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Hunterian Cn.2.21 (see main library entry for this item)
Bound with: The first of two incunabula bound together; bound with Datus, Augustinus, Elegantiolae.  [Louvain:  Johannes de Westfalia, 1477-83]
Variant: First line of colophon on h10r has “oratoris” not as in Bod-inc “oratorii”.
Note: Printer's pin-holes visible in lower margins.
Provenance: A. Carr (17th cent.):  inscription “Lib. A. Carr(?)” on front flyleaf (surname scored through); possibly in same hand on a second front flyleaf “Bought: Dec: 7: 1678: Price: 2s.” (year lightly crossed out).
Bernard Wilson (1689-1772), Church of England clergyman:  lot 790 in the auction sale of Wilson’s library, London, 11 May 1778.
William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist:  purchased by Hunter for £0.8.0 according to the annotated BL copy of the Wilson sale catalogue - shelfmark S.C.S. 11(5).
University of Glasgow:  Hunterian bequest, 1807;  Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “Aj.5.2”.
Binding: England, 17th-century blind-tooled calf (rebacked);  covers decorated with a triple blind-fillet border, a lozenge-shaped floral tool at each inner corner;  sprinkled red and brown-edged leaves;  without pastedowns;  loosely inserted at rear is a printed leaf (printer’s waste?) with running title ‘De decem praecept. Philonis Iudaei’ (pp. 81-2).   Size:  200 x 139 mm.
Leaf size: 196 x 138 mm.
Annotations: Copious marginal annotations (16th century) throughout;  frequent underlining and “nota” marks;  many passages crossed out in ink;  traces of early manuscript foliation (e.g. the final leaf numbered “61”).
Decoration: Some initials supplied in black ink.
Imperfections: Wanting leaves a1-5.

Annotations in Poggius Florentinus: Facetiae