Albertus Magnus [pseudo-]: Secreta mulierum et virorum (cum expositione Henrici de Saxonia).
Augsburg: Anton Sorg, 12 June 1489.
4to. a-i8 k4.  leaves.
ISTC ia00320000; Goff A320; BMC II 354; GW 764.
Authorship of full tract assigned to Henricus de Saxonia in the book itself, and hence in BMC II.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Ferguson An-y.27 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Provenance:||Wolfgang Sagkrer (16th century): inscription on a2r “Iste libellus est Wolfgangj Sagkrer”.
John Stockton-Hough (1845-1900), American medical bibliophile and bibliographer: on front free endpaper “Stockton-Hough, Paris, 1888, July”; his library purchased after his death by the Library of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia.
Philadelphia, College of Physicians Library: bookplate on front pastedown “Coll. Med. Philad. Instit.” with accession date “July 17 1901”, accession number “60139” and class mark “Class Ga No. 152 cop. 2”; on rear pastedown book label “From the J. Stockton Hough Library”; ink stamp “Stockton-Hough Library” on k4r and on front free endpaper; presumably sold off as a duplicate.
Wilfrid Michael Voynich (1865-1930), bookseller, London: ‘27/327’ in pencil on front pastedown i.e. no. 327, price £4.4.0, in catalogue 27, The first part of a catalogue of early works on chemistry, medicine, and allied subjects ... A-L. London: .
John Ferguson (1837-1916), Professor of Chemistry, Glasgow University: purchased from Voynich; acquisition date ‘2 June 1910’ on front free endpaper.
University of Glasgow: Ferguson collection purchase, 1921.
|Binding:||19th-century boards covered in speckled paper; paper label on spine with manuscript title and class mark of Philadelphia College of Physicians Library; green-edged leaves. Size: 192 x 138 mm.|
|Leaf size:||187 x 130 mm.|
|Annotations:||Occasional marginal annotations in Latin in an early hand in brown ink; occasional marginal annotations in a different hand in red ink; occasional “nota” marks and pointing hands; “a3938” in pencil on front pastedown.|
|Decoration:||Initials supplied in red throughout, often with marginal flourishes; paragraph marks supplied in red throughout; occasional underlining in red.|
|Imperfections:||Wanting a1 (title).|