Albertus Magnus [pseudo-]: Liber aggregationis, seu Liber secretorum de virtutibus herbarum, lapidum et animalium quorundam. De mirabilibus mundi.
[Venice: Bartholomaeus de Zanis, not before 1487]
4to. a-b8 c6 d4 (a3 missigned “biii”, a4 missigned “biiii”).  leaves, the first and last blank.
ISTC ia00257000; GW 636; Goff A257; BSB-Ink A-174.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Ferguson Ah-b.27 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Provenance:||George Dunn (1865-1912), of Woolley Hall, Maidenhead: printed book label on front pastedown; lot 364 (erroneously assigned to the press of Jacobus Rubeus) in 'Catalogue of the valuable & extensive library formed by George Dunn, Esq. (deceased) Woolley Hall ... The first portion ... which will be sold by auction by Messrs. Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge ... on ... 11th of February 1913, & three following days ...' [London: 1913].
John Ferguson (1837-1916), Professor of Chemistry, University of Glasgow: acquisition date in pencil on front pastedown “JF 17 Feb. 1913”; acquired at the Dunn sale.
University of Glasgow: Ferguson collection purchase, 1921.
|Binding:||19th-century quarter brown calf, marbled paper boards; red-edged leaves. Size: 222 x 158 mm.|
|Leaf size:||212 x 151 mm.|
|Annotations:||Brief early marginal notes on a2 recto (in Latin) and a2 verso (in Italian); author’s name partially deleted on a2r, a5r, b1r, b4v, d3v; foliated in ink in a 16th-century hand “82”-“105” indicating that this tract had once been bound with another or other works; catalogue or inventory number “6478” in pencil at lower outer corner of front pastedown; pencil bibliographical notes on front pastedown and front free endpaper; letter “R” in pencil at top right-hand corner of front free endpaper; on rear free endpaper in ink “sol viiiſo”(?).|
|Decoration:||Initials and paragraph marks supplied in alternate blue and red throughout; capital strokes in yellow throughout.|
|Imperfections:||Wanting the blank leaves a1 and d4.|