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].  leaves, leaves 10, 38, 55, 56 blank.
The printer has been identified tentatively as Clas Wencker or Conrad Wolfach – ISTC.
ISTC iz00013000; Goff Z13; BMC I 81; Bod-inc Z-002.
|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 morocco 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.|