Schut, Engelbertus, de Leydis: De arte dictandi et De elegantia dictatus.
[Gouda]: Gerard Leeu, [between 3 June 1480 and 5 Sept. 1482]
Fol. a-c8 d6 e4.  leaves.
ISTC is00331000; Goff S331; BMC IX 35.
Dated on paper evidence between 3 June 1480 and 5 Sept. 1482 - cf. ISTC; dated ca. 1480 in Goff.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Hunterian Be.3.28 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Provenance:||Michel Charles Le Cène (ca. 1684-1743), music publisher, Amsterdam: inscription on front flyleaf “1716 Aug. 13. Ex dono amicissimi viri Michael=Caroli le Cene inclyti Bibliopolae, cùm à nobis discederet [Greek transliterated: Mnemosunon]”.
William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist: source unknown.
University of Glasgow: Hunterian bequest 1807; Hunterian Museum bookplate and book label on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “Ab.9.5”.
|Binding:||Netherlands(?), 18th-century gold-tooled red sheep; covers decorated with two rolls to form a mitred panel design, with an ornamental tool at the inner corners of the inner panel; gold-tooled spine; marbled endpapers; gilt-edged leaves; watermark of the arms of Amsterdam and countermark "R T" on flyleaves. Size: 280 x 208 mm.|
|Leaf size:||273 x 201 mm.|
|Annotations:||On e4v a Roman numeral “xvij” in an early hand followed by a letter “a” with a coiled tail; numbering in brown ink “1” to “6” in Arabic numerals in outer margin of d1r corresponding to the Latin “Primo” to “Sexto” in the text; letter “T” on rear free endpaper; 18th-century price “3-13-6” in pencil on front flyleaf; number “295” in pencil on a1r.|
|Decoration:||Initials supplied in brown ink on d1r-d2r.|