Rodericus Zamorensis: Compendiosa historia Hispanica.

[Rome]:  Ulrich Han (Udalricus Gallus), [not after 4 Oct. 1470]
4to.   [18 26 3-1810 1912].   [186] leaves, leaf 14 blank.
ISTC ir00211000; GW M38526; Goff R211; BMC IV 20 (IB. 17267); CIBN R-134.

GIP number: R7
Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Hunterian Bw.2.19 (see main library entry for this item)
Note: In this copy 3/1 (f. 15) and the conjugate leaf 3/10 (f. 24) are printed on parchment.
Provenance: Montoye(?), (16th/17th century?):  partially erased inscription ‘de Montoye’(?) on 3/1r (f. 15r).
M. F. (16th/17th century):  ligature initials ‘MF’(?) on 3/1r (f. 15r).
Paris, Jesuits:  ‘Collegii Paris Societ. Jesu’ on 3/1r (f. 15r);  sale (1764), lot 5375;  sold for 12 livres;  see the priced copy of the sale catalogue in University of Glasgow Library.
Louis Jean Gaignat (1697-1768), Secretary to King Louis XV:  Gaignat sale, 1769;  lot 3239 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 39 livres 9 sous;  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 “N.4.5”.
Binding: France, 18th-century blue goatskin decorated with triple gold fillets, a small gold fleuron at each corner;  gold-tooled spine;  marbled endpapers;  gilt-edged leaves;  pink silk bookmark.   Size:  284 x 208 mm.
Leaf size: 276 x 194 mm.
Annotations: Copious marginal annotations in brown ink in a humanist hand;  leaves foliated (erroneously) in red ink in an early hand ‘1-169’, ‘190’, ‘200’ with an unfoliated leaf between ‘49’ and ‘50’;  the opening page of each part of the text is headed in red ink ‘.i. p[ar]s.’, ‘2. p[ar]s.’, ‘3. p[ar]s.’, ‘4. p[ar]s.’ in the same hand.
Decoration: Initials supplied in red;  chapter headings underlined in red;  paragraph marks supplied in alternate red and faded blue in the tables of contents for each of the four parts of the text.
Imperfections: Wanting the first two quires;  wanting 9/1.10 (ff. 75 and 84) - the missing text of the bifolium supplied in manuscript in an early hand.


First page of text from 'Compendiosa historia Hispanica' with incipit. Sp Coll Hunterian Bw.2.19