Anselmus, S.: Opera.

Edited by Petrus Danhauser.   With additions by Petrus Danhauser and Johannes Löffelholz.

Nuremberg:  Caspar Hochfeder, 27 Mar. 1491.
Fol.   [*4] a-d8 e6 f-s8 t-z6 [et]6.   [182] leaves, the last blank.
ISTC ia00759000;  Goff A759;  BMC II 473;  Bod-inc A-303;  GW 2032.

Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Ferguson An-y.6 (see main library entry for this item)
Bound with: Bound as the second of two items with:  Ulstadt, Philipp, Coelum philosophorum seu de secretis naturae liber.  Strassburg:  Johann Grueninger, 1526.
Provenance: John Ferguson (1837-1916), Professor of Chemistry, University of Glasgow:  source unknown;  Ferguson’s pencil signature on front pastedown with acquisition date “May 23 1893”.
University of Glasgow:  Ferguson collection purchase, 1921.
Binding: Germany, 16th-century quarter blind-tooled pigskin over wooden boards with two brass clasps, decorated with heavily worn foliate rolls and fillets;  manuscript title on paper added to spine at a later date;  leather tabs present on the first and final leaf of the first item in the volume and on leaf a1 of the second item.   Size:  287 x 210 mm.
Leaf size: 272 x 194 mm.
Annotations: Number “2” with overline on title-page [*1r] corresponding to number “1” with overline on title-page of the first item in the volume;  signature v1 (omitted by the printer) supplied in manuscript in an early hand;  marginal annotations and underlining in an early hand in gatherings x-z;  on front pastedown 19th-century pencil number "120F" and various other pencil marks;  on rear pastedown 19th-century code or initials “vm” and “sm” in pencil together with date “20 III 93”.
Decoration: None.
Imperfections: Large piece excised from lower margin of title-page [*1].

 

Frontbinding of 'Opera'