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”).   [26] leaves, the first and last blank.
ISTC ia00257000; GW 636; Goff A257; BSB-Ink A-174.

GIP number: A22
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.

Binding of Albertus Magnus [pseudo-]: Liber aggregationis