Duranti, Guillelmus: Rationale divinorum officiorum.
Edited by Johannes Aloisius Tuscanus.
Vicenza: Hermannus Liechtenstein, 1478.
Fol. [*2] A10 B-O8 a-o8.  leaves, the third blank.
ISTC id00417000; Goff D417; BMC VII 1037; Bod-inc D-195; GW 9115.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll BD7-c.16 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Provenance:||P. D. (15th/16th century): in the lower margin of A2r, within a pale green and gold roundel, are what appear to be the ligature initials ‘pd’ in black and gold with a vertical gold bar placed at each side.
Cîteaux, Cistercians, BVM: 16th/17th-century inscription ‘Sctae Mariae Cistercij’ on o8r, repeated on G7v.
Gul. D.: inscription on o8r “Numeratae sunt paginae à me Gul. D. annos post librum ipsum stampatum cccliv”.
Thomas Maitland, Lord Dundrennan (1792-1851), Scottish judge: armorial bookplate on front pastedown (Franks 19525).
William Euing (1788-1874), insurance broker, Glasgow: source unknown; purchased 13 Dec. 1857 according to Euing’s pencil note “13. 12. 57” on verso of front free endpaper, together with an early Euing inventory number “18”.
University of Glasgow: presented by Euing in 1872 according to University Library bookplate on front pastedown.
|Binding:||France, 18th-century red morocco decorated with triple gold fillets, a small gold fleuron at each corner; gold-tooled spine; marbled endpapers; gilt-edged leaves. Size: 304 x 210 mm.|
|Leaf size:||295 x 198 mm.|
|Annotations:||Occasional marginal annotations, corrections and “nota” marks in a 15th/16th-century hand; frequent hyphens added in an early hand at the end of lines to make good compositorial omissions; on front flyleaf “collatus et integer” in an 18th/19th-century hand; 19th-century ink foliation “1”-“225” from A2-08 (see Provenance above).|
|Decoration:||The upper margin of [*1r] has a cross in gold, red and purple (similar to a cross barby) from which floral decoration extends into the upper and inner margins; an eight-line initial “Q” on A2r is supplied in gold on a dull pink square ground embellished with a gold foliate pattern, from which floral decoration extends into the inner, upper and lower margins; on the same page, in the lower margin, a roundel (see Provenance above); other initials throughout supplied in alternate red and blue, generally with reserved white, occasionally with gold decoration; a few initials supplied in both red and blue with reserved white; paragraph marks in alternate red and blue throughout; capital strokes in yellow; text columns enclosed within red ink rules.|