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.  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 “maiſtre 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”.|
|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.|