Theodorus Prodromus: Galeomyomachia [Greek].

Edited by Aristobulus Apostolius.

[Venice:  Aldus Manutius, Romanus, ca. 1495]
4to.   α10.   [10] leaves.
ISTC ig00040000;  Goff G40;  BMC V 553;  Ahmanson-Murphy 3.

Dated by IGI (9502);  Goff dates 1495-98. 

Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Hunterian Bc.2.23 (see main library entry for this item)
Provenance: William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist:  source unknown.
University of Glasgow:  Hunterian bequest 1807;  Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “As.8.10”.
Binding: 18th-century mottled calf decorated with a gilt roll border, a small gold fleuron at each corner;  gold-tooled spine;  marbled endpapers;  yellow-edged leaves;  green silk bookmark.   Size:  210 x 148 mm.
Leaf size: 207 x 140 mm.
Annotations: A few faded “nota” marks;  brief note by T.F. Dibdin(?) on verso of front free endpaper.
Decoration: None.
Imperfections: None.

 

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