Scanarolus, Antonius: Disputatio de morbo gallico.

Bologna:  [Benedictus Hectoris], 26 Mar. 1498.
4to.   a-b8.   [16] leaves.
ISTC is00304000;  Goff S304;  BMC VI 844.

Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Hunterian Bx.3.37 (see main library entry for this item)
Provenance: Guillaume Chrestien (1500-1558), physician to Francis I, King of France: inscription on title-page (a1r) "Su[m] G. Christianj".
William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist:  source unknown.
University of Glasgow:  Hunterian bequest 1807;  Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “An.9.11”.
Binding: England, 18th-century red morocco decorated with double gold fillets, a small gold floral tool at each corner;  gold-tooled spine;  marbled endpapers;  gilt-edged leaves;  flyleaves have watermark of crowned royal arms encircled with motto “Honi soit qui mal y pense”.   Size:  185 x 134 mm.
Leaf size: 183 x 130 mm.
Annotations: Author’s name and date of printing written on title-page (a1) “Antonii Scanaroli 1498”.
Decoration: Five-line initial “N” on a2r and seven-line initial “P” on a2v supplied in red and blue;  two other initials supplied in red;  paragraph marks supplied in red or blue;  symbol supplied in red at foot of b1r (to denote new gathering?);  red ink rules on all pages (including title-page and the two blank pages a1v and b8v).
Imperfections: None.

 

Bx337_a1rTitle-page of Scanarolus, Antonius: Disputatio de morbo gallico