Berchorius, Petrus: Repertorium morale.
Edited by Johannes Beckenhaub.
[Nuremberg]: Anton Koberger, '4 Feb.' 1499.
Fol. Part I: a-z8 aa-kk8. , I-CCLX,  leaves, the last blank. Part II: A-Z8 Aa-Rr8. , Foliū I-CCCXVII,  leaves, the last blank. Part III: AA-ZZ8 aA-iI8. , I-CCLIIII leaves.
ISTC ib00341000; Goff B341; BMC II 445 (IB. 7553); GW 3867.
The date 4 February in the colophon is suspected by BMC and GW since it also occurs in the preceding edition of 1489.
BMC title: Dictionarius.
|Note:||Bound in three volumes.|
|Provenance:||Oudenaarde, Flanders, Jesuits: inscription on a1r (title-page) of part I “Collegii Soc[ieta]tis Jesu Aldenardae”.
Edward Knight (fl. 1857-1874), bookseller, Islington, London: sold book to William Euing.
William Euing (1788-1874), insurance broker, Glasgow: purchased from Knight 21/22 Nov. 1856 according to Euing’s pencil acquisition note with price on a1r of part I “21/22-11-56 3 Vols 36/- Knight”.
Stirling’s Public Library (now part of the Mitchell Library), Glasgow: bookplate inscribed “A Donation from Wm. Euing Esq”.
|Binding:||16th-century blind-tooled calf over bevelled wooden boards; covers of the three volumes uniformly decorated with quadruple fillets to form three concentric rectangles. The inner rectangle is divided by quadruple fillets into lozenge and triangular-shaped compartments and each compartment is decorated with a separate stamp including a roundel containing a paschal lamb, a roundel containing a stag at speed, a roundel containing a fleur-de-lys, a diamond-shaped flower head, a six-pointed star, and a small five-petalled rosette; the middle rectangle is decorated with a stamp of a floral spray repeated, with a circular flower head at each corner; the outer rectangle is undecorated. Spines undecorated (spine covering of vol. II is lost); remains of two engraved brass clasps on each volume with catch plates on front board; rectangular paper labels on spines of vols I and III bearing printed numbers “35” and “37” respectively. Size: 360 x 243 mm.|
|Leaf size:||338 x 234 mm.|
|Annotations:||Slip of paper tipped-onto front pastedown of part I signed “J.B.S” referring to Maittaire’s 'Annalium typographicorum supplementum'; brief note in the same hand on the author and text tipped-onto a1r of part I. Front pastedown of part I has 19th-century numbers “2205” and “605” in ink and “S121” in pencil.|
|Decoration:||Opening initial of each letter of the alphabet supplied in red; other initials elsewhere in the Dictionary supplied in red where the printer has provided only guide-letters.|
|Imperfections:||Wanting the final blank leaves of parts I and II.|