Statius, Publius Papinius: Opera, et al.
Venice: Jacobus de Paganinis, 24 Dec. 1490.
Fol. a-o8 p6 q4 A8 B-C6 D-G8 H-N6.  leaves, the first and last blank.
ISTC is00692000; Goff S692; BMC V 456, XII 32; Bod-inc S-287.
Contents: Thebais; commentary by Lactantius Placidus. Achilleis; commentary by Franciscus Mataratius. Silvae; commentary by Domitius Calderinus. Add: Vita Papinii. [Pseudo-] Publius Ovidius Naso: Sappho; commentary by Domitius Calderinus. Domitius Calderinus: Elucubratio in quaedam Propertii loca; Ex libro tertio Observationum.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Hunterian Bg.3.15 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Provenance:||Ebenezer Brown (d.1828), M.D., Inspector General of Hospitals: his signature on front pastedown; presented to the Hunterian Library in March, 1852 (cf. University of Glasgow Library MSS, Museum records, MR37/14, 15) by Miss Marjory Ettles of Stirling from the library of her late brother-in-law, Dr Ebenezer Brown, a matriculated student in the Greek Class at Glasgow University in 1786 (cf. James Coutts, 'A history of the University of Glasgow from its foundation in 1451 to 1909', pp. 404-5; W. Innes Addison, 'The matriculation albums of the University of Glasgow from 1728 to 1858', no. 4573).
Marjory Ettles (fl. 1852) of Stirling: see above.
University of Glasgow: presented in 1852 (see above); Hunterian Museum bookplate, with former shelfmark “E.1.13” (a later addition to the Hunterian Library with no connection to William Hunter’s original collection).
|Binding:||Italy, 17th-century vellum; title written in ink in compartment at head of spine; in the compartment below, a pen-and-ink drawing of a flower. Size: 312 x 214 mm.|
|Leaf size:||307 x 208 mm.|
|Decoration:||Four-line letter “F” on a2r supplied in black ink; a few smaller initials also supplied in black ink (e.g. on A1r and D3v).|
|Imperfections:||Wanting the blank leaf a1.|