Wann, Paulus: Sermones de preservatione hominis a peccato.

[Nuremberg: Fratres Ordinis Eremitarum S. Augustini, ca. 1479-83].
4to. [14 2-98 106]. [74] leaves, the first blank. Gathering 1 is unfoliated; gatherings 2-3 have a partial and irregular foliation as follows: -, 8, 3, 4, 5, 6, -, 2, -, -, 13, 12, xi, 14, -, -; gatherings 4-10 are foliated 17-69, with frequent errors and the final leaf is unfoliated.
BSB-Ink W-4 dates ca. 1479-83; also recorded as [1479-91] in Doheny sale (2001), lot 76.
ISTC iw00003000; Goff W3; BMC II, 459 (IA. 7924); Bod-inc W-004.

Accession number: 167532
Variants: 2/1r (f. 5r), line 1: “... preſeruatione ...” as BMC, not “... preſcruatione ...” as Bod-inc; 2/1r, line 2: “... cōtine” as BMC, not “... contine.” as Bod-inc; 10/6r (f. 74r), line 5: “... pronunciati ...” as Bod-inc, not “... pronunciari ...” as BMC.
Provenance: William Euing (1788-1874), insurance broker, Glasgow: owner; source unknown.
Stirling’s Public Library (now part of the Mitchell Library), Glasgow: donated by William Euing according to A.G. Hepburn, 'Catalogue of incunables and S.T.C. books in the Mitchell Library, Glasgow' (Glasgow: 1964), item 44, though no evidence of Euing’s ownership in the book itself.
Binding: Scotland, 19th-century dark green morocco; marbled endpapers; gilt-edged leaves; binder’s stamp “Fleming Bookbinder Glasgow” on front free endpaper. Size: 218 x 155 mm.
Leaf size: 211 x 146 mm.
Annotations: Sermones numbered in an early hand “Ser. p[rimus]”-“Ser. 19”; very occasional brief marginal annotations and a single (cropped) pointing hand in gathering 2.
Decoration: Initials supplied in red throughout, a few with reserved white, a few with marginal flourishes; several paragraph marks supplied in red.
Imperfections: Wanting the first blank leaf.

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