Polo, Marco: De consuetudinibus et conditionibus orientalium regionum.

Translated by Francesco Pipino.

[Gouda:  Gerard Leeu, between 1483 and 11 June 1484]
4to.   a-h8 i4 k6.   [74] leaves.
ISTC ip00902000;  Goff P902;  BMC IX 37;  Bod-inc P-428.

Dated from HPT II, 418;  dated by Goff 1483-85.

Translated into Latin from Italian ('Delle maravigliose cose del mondo').

Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Hunterian Bw.3.2 (see main library entry for this item)
Bound with: The second of two incunabula bound together.   Bound with Ludolphus de Suchen, Iter ad Terram Sanctam.   [Gouda:  Gerard Leeu, between 1483 and 10 June 1484]
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 “At.3.13”.
Binding: Binding:  18th-century mottled calf decorated with triple gold fillets, a small gold ornament at each corner;  gold-tooled spine;  red-edged leaves.   Size:  212 x 143 mm.
Leaf size: 205 x 137 mm.
Annotations: None.
Decoration: Ten-line initial “L” on a1r supplied in red and reserved white;  other initials, capital strokes, paragraph marks and underlining of chapter headings supplied in red.
Imperfections: None.

 

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