Albertus Magnus [pseudo-]: Secreta mulierum et virorum (cum commento).

[Augsburg:  Johann Froschauer, ca. 1505]
4to.   a-d6.4 e4 f6 g4.   [34] leaves, the last blank.
ISTC ia00315700;  Goff A315;  Bod-inc (A-135A);  GW 735.

Date taken from ISTC:  “printed using Froschauer's type 6, which was not used before 1503”;  Bod-inc dates ca. 1503;  GW dates ca. 1500.

Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Ferguson Ah-a.31 (see main library entry for this item)
Provenance: John Ferguson (1837-1916), Professor of Chemistry, University of Glasgow:  source unknown;  Ferguson’s acquisition date in pencil “28.vi.82” on a1v.
University of Glasgow:  Ferguson collection purchase, 1921.
Binding: England, 19th-century purple morocco;  gilt spine title;  gilt turn-ins;  marbled endpapers;  gilt-edged leaves;  binder’s stamp in gilt on turn-in at foot of front cover “Bound by Ramage”.   Size:  194 x 138 mm.
Leaf size: 190 x 130 mm.
Annotations: Annotation on title-page “Prohibitus [erasure] Alberto [erasure]”;  occasional marginal annotations in Latin in an early hand;  occasional “nota” marks and underlining.
Decoration: Face added in pen and ink to initial “D” on a2r.
Imperfections: Wanting the blank leaf g4.

 

Title-page 'Secreta mulierum et virorum' Sp Coll Ferguson Ah-a.31