Albertus Magnus: De mysterio missae.
Ulm: Johann Zainer, 29 May 1473.
Fol. [14 2-910 1010 (10/7+1) 11-1410].  leaves.
Woodcut outline initials (mainly in the first half of the book); floral woodcut half border on 2/1r (f.5r).
ISTC ia00287000; Goff A287; BMC II 520; Bod-inc A-124; GW 700.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Hunterian Be.3.9 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Note:||The single inserted after 10/7 (f.91) is a half leaf with only 17 lines of type on each side.|
|Bound with:||The first of two incunabula bound together. Bound with: Thomas Aquinas [pseudo-], De periculis contingentibus circa sacramentum eucharistiae. [Ulm: Johann Zainer, 1473].|
|Provenance:||Wiener Neustadt, Austria, S. Ulrich, Augustinian Canons: inscription in red ink on 1/1r “Iste liber est mo[na]sterij cano[n]icor[um] r[e]g[u]lariu[m] in nouaciuitate”.
Wiener Neustadt, Austria, Pauline Hermits: faded inscription on 13/5v (f.120v) “Ego Fr. Daniel Gabrouitz(?) ordinis Divi Pauli Primi Eremitae [...] a Neostadio Romani [...] die Mense Nouemb: Anno 1620”.
Frater Daniel Gabrovitz(?) (fl. 1620): see above.
Louis Jean Gaignat (1697-1768), Secretary to King Louis XV: Gaignat sale, 1769; lot 266 in Guillaume de Bure, 'Bibliographie instructive: supplément ... ou catalogue des livres de feu M. L.J. Gaignat', 2 vols (Paris: 1769).
William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist: purchased by Hunter at the Gaignat sale through his agent, Jean-Baptiste Dessain, for 9 livres; see 'Dessain-Hunter correspondence' (University of Glasgow Library, MS Gen. 36, f.25r).
University of Glasgow: Hunterian bequest, 1807; Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “Ad.8.22”.
|Binding:||France, 18th-century red morocco decorated with triple gold fillets, a small gold fleuron at each corner; gold-tooled spine; marbled endpapers; gilt-edged leaves; turquoise silk bookmark. Size: 275 x 196 mm.|
|Leaf size:||268 x 185 mm.|
|Annotations:||Washed-out two-line annotation in a 16th-century hand in lower margin of 2/1r (f.5r).|
|Decoration:||Woodcut outline initials painted in red; initials supplied in red in blank initial spaces (mainly in the second half of the book); capital strokes and paragraph marks supplied in red in gatherings 1-9.|
|Imperfections:||Inner and top margins of 2/1 (f.5) repaired - with loss of floral woodcut half border on recto.|