Tortellius, Johannes: Orthographia.

Edited by Hieronymus Bononius.

Venice:  Hermannus Liechtenstein, 12 Nov. 1484.
Fol.   A8 B-M6 a-b8 c-u6.   [198] leaves, the first and last blank.
ISTC it00399000;  Goff T399;  BMC V 357;  Bod-inc T-225.

Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Hunterian Bg.3.19 (see main library entry for this item)
Provenance: Ebenezer Brown (d.1828), M.D., Inspector General of Hospitals:  presented to the Hunterian Library in March, 1852 (cf. University of Glasgow Library, 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.2.4” (a later addition to the Hunterian Library with no connection to William Hunter’s original collection).
Binding: 16th/17th-century vellum;  manuscript title on spine;  manuscript shelfmarks “O Cãc. 2” in top compartment and “N [...]” in bottom compartment;  see Bg.3.5 (Paulus de Sancta Maria, Scrutinium scripturarum. [Strassburg: Johann Mentelin, not after May 1470]) for similar shelfmarks.   Size:  302 x 216 mm.
Leaf size: 298 x 214 mm.
Annotations: Early ownership inscription on A2r beginning “Liber ad vſum [...]” (remainder overwritten and unread);  marginal keywords on p3r;  u6 foliated “196”.
Decoration: None.
Imperfections: Wanting the blank leaves A1 and u6.

 

Ownership inscription in Tortellius, Johannes: Orthographia