Vincentius Bellovacensis: Opuscula. With: Liber gratiae; Laudes Virginis Mariae; De Sancto Johanne evangelista; De eruditione filiorum regalium; Consolatio pro morte amici.
Basel: Johann Amerbach, 13 Dec. 1481.
Fol. [*6] a10 b-c8 d-p10.8 q8 r-v10.8 x8 y10 A-D8.10 E-H8 I10 K-P8 Q10.  leaves.
ISTC iv00277000; Goff V277; BMC III 746; Bod-inc V-129.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Ferguson An-y.4 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Note:||Signature N1 wholly erased, N4 partially - cf. Bod-inc V-129 copies 1 and 3.|
|Provenance:||Friedrich Georg Hermann Culemann (1811-1886), printer, Senator, in Hannover: inscriptions on [*1r] “Ex libris Fr. G.H. Culemann 1838” and on front flyleaf “Ex libris Friedr. Culemann 1838”; no. 18 in C.L. Grotefend, 'Incunabeln-Sammlung von F.G.H. Culemann' (Hannover: 1844); lot 713 in 'Catalogue of a Bibliotheca typographica ... which will be sold by auction, by ... Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge ... 7th day of February, 1870 ...' [London: 1870]; sold for £0.10.6 to the bookseller, Thomas Arthur, according to the digitized Bodleian copy of the sale catalogue.
Thomas Arthur (fl. 1856-1876), bookseller, London: see above.
William George Thorpe (d. 1903), F.S.A., barrister-at-law, Middle Temple: inscription on [*1r] “W G Thorpe Mid. Temple 1888”.
John Ferguson (1837-1916), Professor of Chemistry, University of Glasgow: source unknown.
University of Glasgow: Ferguson collection purchase, 1921.
|Binding:||Germany, 19th-century blind-stamped calf decorated in a 15th/16th-century style; marbled endpapers; front and rear flyleaves have a cursive “Pro Patria” watermark; eight leather tabs separate sections of the text. Size: 302 x 212 mm.|
|Leaf size:||290 x 199 mm.|
|Annotations:||Very occasional early “nota” marks and underlining; 19th-century note on the author on [*1r]; 19th-century price in pencil “5 guineas” on verso of front free endpaper together with a lot or catalogue number “560” and a price code “a/ml/-” both in pencil.|
|Decoration:||Five-line initial “L” on a1r supplied in dark blue with gold decoration, with foliate in-fill in red, green, gold and reserved white, and bordered with red and green pen-work extending into the inner margin; similarly decorated initials of blue (with reserved white in place of gold) on e7v, n4r, r1r, y2v, E1r, F1v, N1v; other initials throughout supplied in red or in red with reserved white, except on F1r and N1r where they are supplied in blue with reserved white; paragraph marks supplied in red throughout.|