Missale Bambergense (Bamberg).
Bamberg: Johann Pfeyl, 29 May 1499.
Fol. [*8] a10 b-d8 e-f10 g-i8 k-l10 m-n8 o10 p8 χ8 2χ8 3χ12-1 (leaf 3χ2 cancelled, stub showing) q10 r-s8 t10 v-y8 z10 [et]8 [con]8 [ter]10 aa-ff8. , CXXXI, , CLXIIII-CCCVII [i.e. 311] leaves, leaf p8 blank.
ISTC im00647000; Goff M647; Oates 277; Weale-Bohatta 132; BSB-Ink M-418.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll BD9-b.2 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Note:||Gathering 3χ is printed on vellum.|
|Note:||Blind impression of one line of type in the top and and lower margins of p7.|
|Note:||Printer's pin-holes visible in gatherings.|
|Provenance:||Augustus Frederick (1773-1843), Duke of Sussex: armorial bookplate on front pastedown with handwritten shelfmark “BB.h.6” in ink; lot 4374 in 'Bibliotheca Sussexiana. Catalogue of the ... library of ... the late Duke of Sussex. Part I' (1844); sold for £4.18.0 according to the annotated copy of the Sussex sale catalogue in University of Glasgow Library (shelfmark BD17-e.15).
William Euing (1788-1874), insurance broker, Glasgow: source unknown; purchased 28 Sept. 1854 according to Euing’s acquisition note giving date and price code in pencil “28 9 54 bg/” on front pastedown, together with an early Euing inventory number “No 77”.
University of Glasgow: presented by Euing in 1872 according to one of two University Library bookplates on front pastedown.
|Binding:||Germany, 16th-century blind-tooled pigskin over wooden boards. The front cover is decorated with intersecting fillets to form three concentric rectangles; the inner rectangle is divided by a fillet into lozenge and triangular-shaped compartments which are decorated with separate stamps of an acorn on a branch of oak leaves and a lozenge-shaped floral stamp; the middle rectangle is decorated with the same floral stamp, a lozenge-shaped stamp of an eagle, and a worn octagonal stamp of a griffin(?); the octagonal stamp is occasionally used in the outer rectangle. The rear cover is decorated with intersecting fillets to form two concentric rectangles; the inner rectangle is divided by fillets from corner to corner to form four triangles, each containing a separate stamp of an acorn on a branch of oak leaves; the outer rectangle is decorated with the acorn stamp and the octagonal stamp of a griffin(?); spine undecorated; 19th-century black leather title label added to spine; evidence from circular impressions and nail holes of corner and centre bosses on each cover - all now lost; evidence of two clasps - both lost; evidence of numerous tabs - all removed; 19th-century endpapers (originals not preserved). Size: 377 x 256 mm.|
|Leaf size:||363 x 245 mm.|
|Annotations:||Brief annotation in a 16th-century hand on c2r; leaf p2 signed “p” and signature corrected by hand to “pij”; 19th-century price “5. 5-” in pencil on front free endpaper.|
|Decoration:||The woodcut on [*8v] of the patron saints Henricus and Cunegundis (i.e. the Holy Roman Emperor Henry II and his wife, Cunegunde of Luxembourg) holding in their hands Bamberg cathedral is coloured by hand; woodcut initial “T” on 3χ6r representing the sacrifice of Isaac is coloured by hand; a hand-coloured roundel depicting the Paschal Lamb is supplied in the lower margin of 3χ10v.|
|Imperfections:||Wanting the blank leaf p8 (stub showing) and leaf 3χ5 containing a woodcut of the Crucifixion.|