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

Add:  De mirabilibus mundi.

[Paris:  Antoine Caillaut, ca. 1492]
4to.   a-c8.   [24] leaves.
Woodcut device.
ISTC ia00259500;  BMC VIII 52;  GW 649.

Date from ISTC;  GW dates ca. 1490.

Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Ferguson Ai-a.27 (see main library entry for this item)
Provenance: Georges Diemert (early 19th-century), installed as curé of the Église Saint-Georges, Haguenau, in 1828:  book label on front pastedown “Diemert, curé de Saint-Georges à Haguenau”.
Jacques Rosenthal (1854-1937), bookseller, Munich:  sold book to John Ferguson.
John Ferguson (1837-1916), Professor of Chemistry, University of Glasgow:  Ferguson’s acquisition note on front free endpaper “John Ferguson 11 Dec. 1905” and his note of his supplier “J. Rosenthal” on rear free endpaper.
University of Glasgow:  Ferguson collection purchase, 1921.
Binding: France(?), 19th-century brown calf;  covers decorated with a triple gold-fillet border, a small gold star at each corner;  gilt-edged leaves;  marbled endpapers;  remains of a silk bookmark.   Size:  198 x 135 mm.
Leaf size: 192 x 129 mm.
Annotations: Frequent marginal annotations in a 16th-century hand up to b4r;  ink scribbles on a1v and a2r;  occasional underlining in black and also in red;  occasional pointing hands;  on a1r (title-page) the number “57”.
Decoration: None.
Imperfections: None.

 

Marginal annotations in Albertus Magnus [pseudo-]: Liber aggregationis, seu Liber secretorum de virtutibus herbarum, lapidum et animalium quorundam