Zacharias Chrysopolitanus: Unum ex quatuor seu Concordantia evangelistarum.

[Strassburg:  C.W.], 1473.
Fol.   [1-310 48 510 68 7-910 104 11-1510 1612 17-1910].   [182] leaves, leaves 10, 38, 55, 56 blank.
The printer has been identified tentatively as Clas Wencker or Conrad Wolfach – ISTC.                                                            ISTC iz00013000; GW M52010; Goff Z13; BMC I 81 (IC. 953); Bod-inc Z-002; CIBN Z-5; BSB-Ink Z-18.


GIP number: Z1
Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Hunterian Bw.1.10 (see main library entry for this item )
Provenance: Helenenberg (near Welschbillig), Canons Regular of the Holy Cross / Brethren of the Holy Cross / Fratres Sanctae Crucis / Crosiers:  inscription on front fly leaf in a 15th/16th-century hand “Liber fratru[m] s[an]c[ta]e Crucis. montis s[an]c[ta]e helene. prope castru[m] welschbilch. Treueren[sis] diocesis.”
Louis Jean Gaignat (1697-1768), Secretary to King Louis XV:  Gaignat sale, 1769;  lot 91 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 24 livres 6 sous;  see 'Dessain-Hunter sale correspondence' (University of Glasgow Library, MS Gen. 36, f.12Av).
University of Glasgow:  Hunterian bequest, 1807;  Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “Ad.2.1”.
Binding: France, 18th-century red goatskin decorated with triple gold fillets;  gold-tooled spine;  marbled endpapers;  gilt-edged leaves;  blue silk bookmark.   Size:  420 x 298 mm.
Leaf size: 411 x 279 mm.
Annotations: Titles on front fly leaf “Canones euangelior[um]” and “Zacharias chrysopolitan[us] ep[iscopu]s. de co[n]cordia quatuor euangeliorum.” in same hand as ownership inscription;  also on 2/1r (f. 11r) “Zacharius ep[iscop]us chrysopolitan[us] de co[n]cordia euangelistaru[m]. in quatuor libris.”;  few early marginal annotations in earlier part of book;  text divided into four books and book numbers written in upper margin of almost every page (mainly in red for Book I and in black for Books II-IV) and in the case of Book I chapter numbers are also included;  some headlines and marginal notes in red in tables of contents and tables of "canones" in the first gathering;  separate manuscript foliation in an early hand for each of the four books.
Decoration: Initials, capital strokes and paragraph marks supplied in red throughout;  some underlining in black or red.
Imperfections: Wanting the blank leaves 10 and 56.

Decorated capitals and manuscript annotations in Zacharias Chrysopolitanus: Unum ex quattuor seu Concordantia evangelistarum