Berchorius, Petrus: Liber Bibliae moralis.
Ulm: Johann Zainer, 9 Apr. 1474.
Fol. [1-610 78 88 (8/7+χ1) 910 (9/8+χ1) 10-1510 16-178 18-2610 2712].  leaves.
Woodcut border; woodcut initials.
Text also known as Reductorium morale (liber XVI).
ISTC ib00336000; GW 3862; Goff B336; BMC II 522 (IC. 9126); Bod-inc B-155; CIBN B-235; BSB-Ink B-291.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll BD9-a.12 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Note:||Printer's pin-holes visible.|
|Note:||Quire 26 misbound between quires 24 and 25.|
|Provenance:||Brixen, South Tyrol, Capuchin monastery (founded 1603): inscription on 1/1r “Loci Capucinor[um] Brixinae”.
Augustus Frederick (1773-1843), Duke of Sussex: armorial bookplate on front pastedown with handwritten shelfmark in ink “P.g.18”; lot 3050 in Bibliotheca Sussexiana. Catalogue of the ... library of ... the late Duke of Sussex. Part I (1844); sold for £1.18.0 according to the annotated copy of the sale catalogue in University of Glasgow Library (shelfmark BD17-e.15).
Ellis & Elvey, booksellers, 29 New Bond Street, London: sold book to William Euing.
William Euing (1788-1874), insurance broker, Glasgow: purchased from Ellis & Elvey 7 Nov. 1865 according to Euing’s acquisitions inventory (MS Euing 49, item 2318); pasted onto front pastedown is an extract (item 30, price details excluded) from a bookseller’s catalogue (Ellis & Elvey?) advertising this copy.
University of Glasgow: presented by Euing in 1872 according to one of two University Library bookplates on front pastedown.
|Binding:||Scotland, 20th-century pigskin over millboards; rebound by Ian Maver (restoration binder, Special Collections Department, University of Glasgow Library) Dec. 1985, replacing a dilapidated 19th-century half calf binding with marbled paper sides; binder’s restoration note tipped onto rear pastedown; sample of original binding, original flyleaves and pastedowns not preserved; housed in a dark blue buckram-covered box. Size: 412 x 285 mm.|
|Leaf size:||402 x 277 mm.|
|Annotations:||Single marginal correction in an early hand on 24/9r (f. 233r).|
|Decoration:||Woodcut half-border on 1/1r and woodcut initials throughout decorated in red; printed paragraph marks stroked in red; capital strokes and underlining in red throughout.|