Vergerius, Petrus Paulus: De ingenuis moribus ac liberalibus studiis.

Edited by Johannes Calphurnius.   Add:  Basilius Magnus:  De legendis antiquorum libris, translated by Leonardus Brunus Aretinus.   Xenophon:  Hiero de tyrannide, translated by Leonardus Brunus Aretinus.   [Pseudo-] Plutarchus De liberis educandis, translated by Guarinus Veronensis.   [Pseudo-] Hieronymus:  De officiis liberorum erga parentes admonitio.

[Padua:  Dominicus Siliprandus, ca. 1475]
4to.   a-l8.   [88] leaves.
Assigned in 'Bibliotheca Osleriana' (1929) to the press of Petrus Maufer.
ISTC iv00130000;  Goff V130;  BMC VII 914;  Bod-inc V-064.

Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Hunterian Bx.3.28 (see main library entry for this item)
Provenance: Louis Jean Gaignat (1697-1768), Secretary to King Louis XV:  Gaignat sale, 1769; lot 2368 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 25 livres 1 sou;  see 'Dessain-Hunter correspondence' (University of Glasgow Library, MS Gen. 36, f.25v).
University of Glasgow:  Hunterian bequest, 1807;  Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “A.1.11”.
Binding: France, 18th-century red morocco decorated with triple gold fillets, a small gold fleuron at each corner;  gold-tooled spine;  gilt-edged leaves;  marbled endpapers;  green silk bookmark.   Size:  202 x 144 mm.
Leaf size: 195 x 138 mm.
Annotations: Single word early marginal annotations on h1r and h1v;  pointing hands on b6v and b7r.
Decoration: None.
Imperfections: None.

 

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