Tibullus, Albius: Elegiae.
Add: Propertius: Elegiae. Catullus: Carmina. Statius: Silvae. Guarinus Veronensis (= Benvenutus de Campesanis): Hexastichum. Hieronymus Squarzaficus: Vitae Catulli, Tibulli, Propertii. Ovidius: Elegia de morte Tibulli.
[Venice: Vindelinus de Spira], 1472.
4to. [1-78 88 (-8/1) 9-108 11-126 13-158 16-176 188 192 20-248 25-266].  leaves, 32, 127, 128, 188 and 189 blank; stub of 8/1 visible.
ISTC it00366400; BMC V 161; Bod-inc T-205.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Hunterian Be.3.18 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Note:||This copy is bound up differently from the copies described in BMC and Bod-inc in that gatherings 13-17 (ff. 92-127) - i.e. the Catullus and preliminary matter - are bound at the beginning.|
|Note:||Printer's pin-holes visible.|
|Provenance:||Louis Jean Gaignat (1697-1768), Secretary to King Louis XV: Gaignat sale, 1769; lot 1598 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 200 livres 2 sous; see 'Dessain-Hunter correspondence' (University of Glasgow Library, MS Gen. 36, f. 24r).
University of Glasgow: Hunterian bequest, 1807; Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “B.8.17”.
|Binding:||France, 18th-century red morocco decorated with triple gold fillets, a small gold fleuron at each corner; gold-tooled spine; marbled endpapers; gilt-edged leaves; turquoise silk bookmark. Size: 284 x 200 mm.|
|Leaf size:||275 x 190 mm.|
|Annotations:||Traces of early manuscript signatures in some gatherings e.g. “f4” at lower right-hand corner of 2/4r (f. 12r) - showing that the order of contents (as noted above) is from an early date; occasional instances of name of the poet added at top right hand corner of rectos; brief early marginal annotation "op[er]a oratij” on 26/4v (f. 187v); occasional “nota” marks.|
|Imperfections:||Wanting the final blank leaf.|