Albertus Magnus [pseudo-]: Secreta mulierum et virorum (cum commento).
[Paris: Simon Doliatoris, ca. 1483]
4to. a-e8 f4.  leaves.
ISTC ia00304100; Pell 371; GW 720.
Confirmed (22 Mar. 2013) as GW 720 by Dr Falk Eisermann (Gesamtkatalog der Wiegendrucke), but the following corrections are needed to the GW and Pellechet transcriptions: a1r, line 3: “ceps. quarto. ethico” instead of “ceps quarto ethico”; a1v, line 23: “... viro=||rum ...” instead of “... viro||rum ...”; f4v, line 16: “... tractatulus ...” instead of “... tractatus ...”
Assigned to the press of Simon Doliatoris by IBE (207) and by Richard (14); GW assigned doubtfully to Germany ca. 1480.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Ferguson Ai-a.22 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Note:||In this copy a1r, line 4 appears to have been corrected in ink by hand to “rum. Hō eſt opti=” from what was perhaps originally “rum. No eſt opti=”.|
|Bound with:||The second of two incunabula bound together. Bound with: Regimen sanitatis Salernitanum. [Paris: Antoine Caillaut, 1483].|
|Provenance:||Charles Spencer (1675-1722), 3rd Earl of Sunderland: shelfmark of the Sunderland Library on first front flyleaf “005:12” in ink, and on the front free endpaper is the subsequent Sunderland shelfmark in pencil “108.B.30” (see S. De Ricci, English collectors of books & manuscripts, 1530-1930, p. 39); lot 152 (p. 12) in Bibliotheca Sunderlandiana: sale catalogue of the truly important and very extensive library of printed books known as the Sunderland or Blenheim Library. The first portion, (London: 1881); sold to Bernard Quaritch for £5.5.0 according to the printed list of prices and purchasers’ names appended to the Sunderland sale catalogue.
Bernard Quaritch (1819-1899), bookseller, London: see above.
John Ferguson (1837-1916), Professor of Chemistry, University of Glasgow: Ferguson’s acquisition note in pencil on verso of front free endpaper “J. Ferguson April 20. 1882”, and note of his source “Sun. 152” on rear free endpaper.
University of Glasgow: Ferguson collection purchase, 1921.
|Binding:||England, 18th-century calf, covers decorated with a border of double gold fillets and a blind roll; gold-tooled spine; marbled endpapers. Size: 216 x 143 mm.|
|Leaf size:||208 x 139 mm.|
|Annotations:||Number “350” in pencil on verso of front free endpaper; number “B2”(?) in pencil on first front flyleaf; price code “a/a/-” in pencil on rear free endpaper.|
|Decoration:||Several initials supplied in red (occasionally with manuscript guide-letters in brown ink); paragraph marks supplied in red throughout.|