Quintilianus, Marcus Fabius: Institutiones oratoriae.

Edited by Omnibonus Leonicenus.

[Venice]:  Nicolaus Jenson, 21 May 1471.
Fol.   [12 2-2210].   [212] leaves, the last blank.
ISTC iq00026000; GW M36818; Goff Q26; BMC V 168 (IB. 19630); Bod-inc Q-013; CIBN Q-16; BSB-Ink Q-13.

GIP number: Q4
Shelf-mark: Sp Coll  Hunterian Bf.1.16 (see main library entry for this item)
Note: Text of 2/1v (f.3v) mounted.  Printer's pin-holes visible.
Provenance: La Baume le Blanc, Louis César de (1708-1780), duc de La Vallière;  La Vallière sale 1767;  lot  2382 in  G.F. de Bure, 'Catalogue des livres provenans de la bibliothèque de M.L.D.D.L.V.', 2 vols (Paris:  1767).
William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist:  purchased by Hunter at the La Vallière sale through his agent, Jean-Baptiste Dessain, for 150 livres;  see 'Dessain-Hunter correspondence' (University of Glasgow Library, MS Gen. 36, f7v) but priced at 59 livres in the priced copy of De Bure’s Catalogue in University of Glasgow Library (shelfmark Sp Coll 2044-5).
University of Glasgow:  Hunterian bequest 1807;  Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “Ag.6.12”.
Binding: France, 18th-century red goatskin decorated with triple gold fillets, a small gold fleuron at each corner;  gold-tooled spine;  marbled endpapers;  gilt-edged leaves.   Size:  332 x 235 mm.
Leaf size: 323 x 225 mm.
Annotations: Single word corrections on 2/2r and 2/2v (f.4).
Decoration: None.
Imperfections: Wanting quire 1 and the final blank leaf.


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