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

[Cologne:  Cornelis de Zierikzee, ca. 1499-1500]
4to.   [a]-b6 (only b1 and b3 signed).   [12] leaves.
ISTC ia00264000;  Goff A264;  GW 618.

Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Ferguson Ai-a.11 (see main library entry for this item)
Variant: [a1r], line 2 of title:  “lapidum et . de” not as GW “lapidum . et de”.
Note: On [a1r] blind impressions of five lines of type;  on b6r a blind impression of one line of type, consisting of the letter “o” repeated.
Provenance: Georg Franz Burkhard Kloss (1787-1854), physician, Frankfurt:  book label “Georgius Kloss, M.D. Francofurti ad Moenum” on front pastedown;  pencil note on Kloss book label by John Ferguson “Cat. No. 66?” - confirmed as lot 66 in 'Catalogue of the library of Dr. Kloss, of Franckfort a M. ... ' (London:  Sotheby, 1835).
George Pyper Johnston (d. 1938), bibliographer and bookseller, 33 George Street, Edinburgh:  see below.
John Ferguson (1837-1916):  ‘JF Glasgow May 25 1887 G.P. Johnston’ in pencil on front pastedown.
University of Glasgow:  Ferguson collection purchase, 1921.
Binding: Germany, 19th-century half brown calf, brown and green marbled boards;  red leather title label on front cover lettered in gold.   Size 202 x 130 mm.
Leaf size: 196 x 123 mm.
Annotations: 16th-century marginal annotations in Latin in two hands (many cropped by binder);  pointing hands in margins of [a6r] and b4v.
Decoration: Title on [a1r] washed in red;  some initials supplied in brown ink;  paragraph marks and underlining in brown ink.
Imperfections: None.

Paragraph marks and Latin marginal annotations in Albertus Magnus [pseudo-]: Liber aggregationis, seu Liber secretorum de virtutibus herbarum, lapidum et animalium quorundam