Augustinus, Aurelius [pseudo-]: De vita christiana.
[Mainz]: Peter Schoeffer, [ca. 1470-75]
4to. [18 210].  leaves, the last blank.
Woodcut printer's device in red.
ISTC ia01356000; GW 3039; Goff A1356; BMC I 37 (IA. 270); Bod-inc A-608; CIBN A-774; BSB-Ink P-123.
Pseudo- Augustinus (GW and Bod-inc); the work has been doubtfully attributed to Pelagius or Fastidius.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Hunterian Bx.3.35 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Provenance:||Louis-Léon-Félicité, duc de Brancas de Lauraguais (1733-1824): lot 47 in Guillaume de Bure, 'Catalogue d’une collection de livres choisis, provenans du cabinet de M***' (Paris: 1770).
William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist: purchased by Hunter at the Brancas de Lauraguais sale through his agent, Peter Molini, for 29 livres 19 sous; see Molini’s bill to Hunter (University of Glasgow Library, Hunter Papers H214).
University of Glasgow: Hunterian bequest 1807; Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “Ag.10.28 bis”.
|Binding:||France, 18th-century red goatskin decorated with triple gold fillets, a small gold fleuron at each corner; gold-tooled spine; marbled endpapers; gilt-edged leaves; turquoise silk bookmark. Size: 193 x 130 mm.|
|Leaf size:||188 x 125 mm.|
|Annotations:||First leaf of quire 1 numbered “1” and first leaf of quire 2 numbered “2” in an early hand; one interlinear correction on 2/1r (f.9r) and a brief early marginal annotation (cropped) on 2/1v (f.9v); occasional “nota” marks; pointing hand on 1/6v.|
|Decoration:||Three-line initial “E” on 1/1r supplied in red; paragraph marks supplied in red throughout and capital strokes in faded yellow.|
|Imperfections:||Wanting the final blank leaf.|