Brant, Sebastian: Das Narrenschiff [Latin]. Stultifera navis.
Translated by Jacobus Locher. Add: Thomas Beccadelli; Jacobus Locher: Carmina varia.
[Lyons]: Jacobus Sacon, 28 June '1488' [i.e. 1498]
4to. a-t8 u4. I-CLII,  leaves (u4 blank).
Printed date 1488 is erroneous; see K. Ohly, ‘Die Anfänge des Buchdrucks in Basel’, ZfB 57 (1940) pp. 259-260.
ISTC ib01093000; GW 5063; Goff B1093; BMC VIII 336 (IA. 42173); Bod-inc B-514; CIBN B-762; BSB-Ink B-822.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll S.M. 220 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Provenance:||Sir William Stirling Maxwell, 9th baronet, (1818-1878), art historian and collector: engraved armorial book-plate printed in violet on front pastedown with name “William Stirling” and three mottoes “Gang forward”, “Poco a poco”, “Chi dura vince”, and his engraved book-label “Emblems Keir” on rear pastedown; Stirling Maxwell’s shelfmark in pencil “23F” on rear pastedown, other Stirling Maxwell shelfmarks “K.3” in pencil on front pastedown and “41.3” in pencil on verso of front free endpaper; source unknown.
Sir John Stirling Maxwell, 10th baronet, (1866-1956), Sir William’s son: bequeathed a portion of the Stirling Maxwell library to University of Glasgow Library in 1956 (received in 1958).
|Binding:||England, 19th-century dark green goatskin; Sir William Stirling Maxwell’s armorial stamp with motto “Gang forward” in blind on front cover and a circular stamp with his initials “WS” and the motto “non mortale quod opto” in blind on rear cover; gold-tooled spine; gilt-edged leaves; crimson endpapers; slightly damaged binder’s stamp “J. Leighton, Brewer St” on verso of front free endpaper. Size: 199 x 145 mm.|
|Leaf size:||193 x 138 mm.|
|Annotations:||Four-line 16th-century annotation on b7v referring to Proverbs 29; very occasional manicules, corrections, nota marks and underlining.|
|Imperfections:||Wanting the blank leaf u4.|