Tortellius, Johannes: Orthographia.
Edited by Hieronymus Bononius.
Venice: Hermannus Liechtenstein, 12 Nov. 1484.
Fol. A8 B-M6 a-b8 c-u6.  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”.|
|Imperfections:||Wanting the blank leaves A1 and u6.|