Albertus Magnus [pseudo-]: Secreta mulierum et virorum (cum expositione Henrici de Saxonia).

Augsburg:  Anton Sorg, 12 June 1489.
4to.   a-i8 k4.   [76] 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: [1910].
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).

 

Ownership inscription in Albertus Magnus [pseudo-]: Secreta mulierum et virorum (cum expositione Henrici de Saxonia)