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].  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.|
|Decoration:||Capital and paragraph strokes supplied in faded yellow.|