Ars moriendi “Cum de praesentis exilii miseria mortis transitus ...”

Add:  Ad S. Michaelem carmen.   De meditatione mortis.   Bruno Carthusiensis:  De meditatione mortis carmen.   De iudicio mortis et variis casibus eius.   [Pseudo-] Augustinus:  Speculum peccatoris.   [Pseudo-] Bernardus Claravallensis:  De contemptu mundi.

Paris:  [Guy Marchant], 10 Dec. 1483.
4to.   A-D8.   [32] leaves.
Sometimes attributed to Matthaeus de Cracovia or to Albertus Magnus (and in Italian editions to Dominicus Capranica, Cardinal of Fermo) – ISTC.
ISTC ia01094000;  Goff A1094;  GW 2602.

Shelf-mark: Sp Coll BD7-e.8 (see main library entry for this item )
Provenance: Jacques Antoine Rabaut-Pommier (1744-1820), member of the Conseil des Anciens (Upper House of the Directoire):  on A1r and A2r oval book stamp with olive branches and the name “Js. Ae. Rabaut Pr”.
Edward Knight (fl. 1857-1874), bookseller, Islington, London:  sold book to William Euing.
William Euing (1788-1874), insurance broker, Glasgow:  purchased from Knight 13 Nov. 1860 according to Euing’s pencil acquisition note with price code on A2r “13.11.60 Kt. e/”;  source confirmed in Euing’s acquisitions inventory (University of Glasgow Library, MS Euing 49, item 830).
University of Glasgow:  presented by Euing in 1872 according to University Library bookplate on front pastedown.
Binding: Scotland, 19th-century brown calf, covers decorated with a double gold and double blind-fillet border, a small gold fleuron at each corner; binder’s ticket “Bound by R. Nelson Glasgow” on front pastedown. Size: 215 x 142 mm.
Leaf size: 209 x 137 mm.
Annotations: Foliated “96”-“127” in ink in an early hand - indicating that this text was once bound with other works;  occasional marginal annotations in Latin and some doodles in a 15th/16th-century hand.
Decoration: Four-line initial “C” on A2r, four-line initial “Q” on C3r and four-line initial “Q” on C8v supplied in red and blue;  all other initials and paragraph marks supplied in red or blue.
Imperfections: Lower (blank) half of D8 excised.

Manuscript annotations and doodles in Ars moriendi