Varro, Marcus Terentius: De lingua latina.
Add: Analogia. Edited by Pomponius Laetus. Preliminaries: Pomponius Laetus: Epistola Bartholomaeo Platinae.
[Venice: Printer of Basilius, 'De vita solitaria', ca. 1471-72]
4to. [1-410 5-66 7-910].  leaves, the first blank; leaves 21-52 are numbered xi-xxxxii, probably by a stamp.
ISTC iv00095000; Goff V95; BMC V 187.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Hunterian Bg.2.21 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Provenance:||Louis Jean Gaignat (1697-1768), Secretary to King Louis XV: Gaignat sale, 1769; lot 1388 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 36 livres 1 sou; 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 “Ap.3.8”.
|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; blue silk bookmark. Size: 270 x 197 mm.|
|Leaf size:||264 x 188 mm.|
|Annotations:||Occasional underlining in the final gathering.|
|Imperfections:||Wanting the first blank leaf.|