Albertus Magnus [pseudo-]: Liber aggregationis, seu Liber secretorum de virtutibus herbarum, lapidum et animalium quorundam. De mirabilibus mundi.

[Paris:  Antoine Caillaut, ca. 1493?]
8vo.   a-d8 e4.   [36] leaves, the last blank(?)
ISTC ia00262000;  Goff A262;  GW 651.

Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Ferguson Ah-f.55 (see main library entry for this item)
Provenance: Guilliaume le Vinandier(?):  16th-century ownership inscription in French (mainly unread) on a1r beginning “mai┼┐tre guilli[aume] le Vina[n]dier(?) [...]”
Lucien Dorbon (late 19th/early 20th century), bookseller, Paris:  sold book to John Ferguson.
John Ferguson (1837-1916), Professor of Chemistry, University of Glasgow:  Ferguson’s note of his supplier “Dorbon” in pencil on rear pastedown.
University of Glasgow:  Ferguson collection purchase, 1921.
Binding: France, 19th-century vellum, single thong attached to rear cover, thong attached to front cover now lost. Size: 139 x 95 mm.
Leaf size: 131 x 90 mm.
Annotations: Minor underlining on d5v;  gatherings a-d numbered “25” - “28” in a 17th-century(?) hand at lower outer corner of first recto leaf – suggesting that this was once bound with another, or other works;  early 20th-century pencil codes “ns/022” and “es/-” on rear pastedown with date(?) “1910”.
Decoration: None.
Imperfections: Wanting the blank(?) leaf e4;  single wormhole throughout, with loss of an occasional letter;  leaves a2, d6 and d7 torn, with slight loss of text.

Ownership inscription in Albertus Magnus [pseudo-]: Liber aggregationis