Johannes Chrysostomus: Sermones morales XXV.

[Urach: Conrad Fyner, 1483-85?]
Fol. [1-58]. [40] leaves.
Woodcut initials.
ISTC ij00303000; Goff J303; BMC II 613 (IB. 9010); Bod-inc J-143.
Ascribed by Proctor to Esslingen, by BMC and Bod-inc to Urach.

Accession number: 167523
Bound with: The fifth of five incunabula bound together. Bound with: (1) Johannes Chrysostomus, Commentarius in epistolam Sancti Pauli ad Hebraeos. [Urach: Conrad Fyner, not after July 1485]; (2) Johannes Chrysostomus, Homiliae super psalmum L. [Urach: Conrad Fyner, 1483-85?]; (3) Johannes Chrysostomus, De compunctione cordis. [Urach: Conrad Fyner, 1483-85?]; (4) Johannes Chrysostomus, Dialogi de dignitate sacerdotii. [Urach: Conrad Fyner, 1483-85?].
Variant: Without an additional leaf containing table of sermons present in some copies - cf. BMC and Bod-inc.
Provenance: 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: 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: Sermones morales XXV - Woodcut initial