Johannes Chrysostomus: Homiliae super psalmum L: Miserere mei Deus et Epistolas S. Pauli.

[Urach: Conrad Fyner, 1483-85?]
Fol. A-N8 [O2]. [106] leaves. Leaf A2 signed A1, etc.
Woodcut initials.
ISTC ij00290000; Goff J290; BMC II, 613 (IB. 9018); Bod-inc J-131.
Ascribed by Proctor to Esslingen, by BMC and Bod-inc to Urach.

Accession number: 167520
Bound with: The second of five incunabula bound together. Bound with: (1) Johannes Chrysostomus, Commentarius in epistolam Sancti Pauli ad Hebraeos. [Urach: Conrad Fyner, not after July 1485]; (3) Johannes Chrysostomus, De compunctione cordis. [Urach: Conrad Fyner, 1483-85?]; (4) Johannes Chrysostomus, Dialogi de dignitate sacerdotii. [Urach: Conrad Fyner, 1483-85?]; (5) Johannes Chrysostomus, Sermones morales XXV. [Urach: Conrad Fyner, 1483-85?]
Provenance: Pickering & Chatto, booksellers and publishers, London (firm founded in 1820 by William Pickering, continued by his son, Basil Montagu Pickering, and purchased by Thomas Chatto in 1878): sold book to William Euing; item 680 in an unidentified Pickering catalogue (see below).
William Euing (1788-1874), insurance broker, Glasgow: purchased from Pickering 31 Oct. 1854; Euing’s acquisition note with price code in pencil on verso of front free endpaper “31-10-54 No 680 Pick g/-” together with an early Euing inventory number “78” in pencil (“680” repeated in ink).
Stirling’s Public Library (now part of the Mitchell Library), Glasgow: bookplate inscribed “A donation from Wm. Euing Esq”.
Binding: 18th/19th-century red paper-covered pasteboards decorated with a blind-roll border; spine and edges repaired with red morocco; marbled endpapers. Size: 294 x 212 mm.
Leaf size: 285 x 202 mm.
Annotations: Occasional marginal annotations (washed out) in a humanist hand; heavily washed-out ownership(?) inscription in lower margin of A2r; frequent “nota” marks (many washed out); occasional pointing hands; 19th-century price “£3.13.6” in pencil on front flyleaf; 19th-century number “S122” in pencil on front pastedown.
Decoration: None.
Imperfections: None.

Johannes Chrysostomus: Homiliae super psalmum L:  Miserere mei Deus et Epistolas S. Pauli - Incipit title and woodcut initial