Auctoritates notabiles de castitate et moribus.

[Cologne:  Martin von Werden, ca. 1505]
8vo.   A-B4.   [8] leaves.
Woodcut.
ISTC ia01205000;  Goff A1205;  BMC(Ger) p.50;  BSB-Ink A-840.

Dated ca. 1506 by BSB-Ink and ca. 1508 by VD16.

Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Ferguson Af-a.45 (see main library entry for this item)
Provenance: Antoine Joseph van Bellingen (1806-1882), of Antwerp:  on verso of front free endpaper “ex Libris Ant van Bellingen 10 martii 1873”;  lot 254 in 'Catalogue de la bibliothèque de feu M.A. van Bellingen d’Anvers' (Bruxelles:  1883).
Anatole Claudin (1833-1906), bookseller, Paris:  sold book to John Ferguson.
John Ferguson (1837-1916), Professor of Chemistry, University of Glasgow:  purchased from Claudin 6 June 1883 according to Ferguson’s pencil acquisition note on front pastedown “Claudin JF 6.vi. 83”;  Ferguson’s bibliographical notes on a rear flyleaf.
University of Glasgow:  Ferguson collection purchase, 1921.
Binding: 19th-century quarter purple calf, marbled paper boards;  gold-tooled spine.   Size:  150 x 99 mm.
Leaf size: 144 x 89 mm.
Annotations: Number “52” in pencil on front pastedown;  pencil note in French in a 19th-century hand on verso of front free endpaper “voyez Graesse folio 260 ...”
Decoration: None.
Imperfections: None.

 

Ownership inscription and title-page from Auctoritates notabiles de castitate et moribus