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

Strassburg:  Matthias Hupfuff, 1510.
4to.   A8 B-C4 D8 E-F4.   [32] leaves.
Woodcut;  woodcut initials.
ISTC ia00317700;  Pell 375;  CIBN I p.40.

Two copies held by the University of Glasgow.

Copy 1

Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Ferguson Ai-a.26 (see main library entry for this item)
Bound with: The first of three items bound together.   Bound with:  (2) Albertus Magnus [pseudo-], Liber aggregationis, seu Liber secretorum de virtutibus herbarum, lapidum et animalium quorundam.  [Cologne]:  Cornelis de Zierikzee, [ca. 1506];  (3) Quaestiones naturales antiquorum philosophorum.  Cologne:  Cornelis de Zierikzee [after 1500?].
Provenance: Jean-Nicolas Beaupré (ca. 1792-1869), magistrate and antiquary, Nancy:  bookplate on front pastedown “Bibliothèque de Mr. Beaupré, Conseiller à la Cour de Nancy”.
Henri Leclerc (fl. early 20th century), bookseller Paris:  sold book to John Ferguson.
John Ferguson (1837-1916), Professor of Chemistry, University of Glasgow:  acquisition details in pencil on front pastedown “J Ferguson 4 May 1906”; note of Ferguson's supplier on rear pastedown “H Leclerc” together with price code “es/-”.
University of Glasgow:  Ferguson collection purchase, 1921.
Binding: France, 19th-century brown grained morocco; gilt spine title; red silk bookmark. Size: 203 x 145 mm.
Leaf size: 201 x 141 mm.
Annotations: None.
Decoration: None.
Imperfections: None.

 

Illustrated title-page of Albertus Magnus [pseudo-]: Secreta mulierum et virorum (cum commento)

Copy 2

Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Ferguson Ah-e.80 (see main library entry for this item)
Provenance: Wilfrid Michael Voynich (1865-1930), bookseller, London:  sold book to John Ferguson.
John Ferguson (1837-1916), Professor of Chemistry, University of Glasgow:  Ferguson’s pencil note of his supplier on rear pastedown “Voynich” (date of acquisition unknown).
University of Glasgow:  Ferguson collection purchase, 1921.
Binding: England, 19th/20th-century half black morocco, marbled sides;  gold-tooled spine;  dated at foot of spine “Strassburg 1570” [sic];  binder’s stamp on verso of front free endpaper “Bound by Wood, London”.   Size:  186 x 144 mm.
Leaf size: 179 x 138 mm.
Annotations: “Nota” mark in red ink on E2v;  underlining in black ink on F2v;  early unread inscription on F4r;  pencil inventory or catalogue numbers on front pastedown “N13 330” and “9820”;  pencil price code on rear pastedown “h/h/-”.
Decoration: None.
Imperfections: None.

Manuscript inscription in Albertus Magnus [pseudo-]: Secreta mulierum et virorum (cum commento)