Rodericus Zamorensis: Compendiosa historia Hispanica.
[Rome]: Ulrich Han (Udalricus Gallus), [not after 4 Oct. 1470]
4to. [18 26 3-1810 1912].  leaves, leaf 14 blank.
ISTC ir00211000; Goff R211; BMC IV 20.
|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 vellum.|
|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 morocco 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 gatherings; wanting 9/1.10 (ff. 75 and 84) - the missing text of the bifolium supplied in manuscript in an early hand.|