Varro, Marcus Terentius: De lingua latina.

Add:  Analogia.   Edited by Angelus Tiphernas.   Preliminaries:  Angelus Tiphernas:  Epistola Alexandro Iustino.

[Rome:  Georgius Sachsel and Bartholomaeus Golsch, not before Sept. 1474]
Fol.   [112 26 312 44 (4/4+1) 5-78].   [59] leaves.
Collation follows that of BMC, not that of BSB-Ink V-56.
ISTC iv00093000;  Goff V93;  BMC IV 56.

Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Hunterian Be.3.10 (see main library entry for this item)
Provenance: Louis Jean Gaignat (1697-1768), Secretary to King Louis XV:  Gaignat sale, 1769;  lot 1387 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 134 livres;  see 'Dessain-Hunter correspondence' (University of Glasgow Library, MS Gen. 36, f. 23r).
University of Glasgow:  Hunterian bequest 1807;  Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “M.5.8”.
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;  green silk bookmark.   Size:  279 x 211 mm.
Leaf size: 270 x 199 mm.
Annotations: None.
Decoration: Capital and paragraph strokes supplied in faded yellow.
Imperfections: Wanting 1/1.

 

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