Bernardus Claravallensis: Sermones super Cantica canticorum.

Add:  Gilbertus de Hoilandia:  Sermones super Cantica canticorum.

Strassburg:  Martin Flach (printer of Strassburg), 1497.
Fol.   <2 3 4 5 6>10 a8 b-c6 d-g6.8 h-r6 s8 [et]4 A8 B-I6 K-L8.   [202] leaves, of which 126 and 202 are blank.
ISTC ib00430000;  Goff B430;  BMC I 154;  GW 3937.

Shelf-mark: Sp Coll BD7-c.11 (see main library entry for this item)
Note: The preliminary gathering, which is signed with arabic numerals, is bound at the end.
Provenance: William Euing (1788-1874), insurance broker, Glasgow:  Euing’s source unknown;  an early Euing inventory number “No 1” in pencil on front flyleaf.
University of Glasgow:  presented by Euing in 1872 according to University Library bookplate on front pastedown.
Binding: Scotland, 19th-century straight-grained black morocco, decorated with a double blind fillet;  gilt bands on spine and gilt title;  marbled endpapers;  gilt-edged leaves;  green silk bookmark;  binder’s ticket on front pastedown “Bound by Carss & Coy. Glasgow”.   Size:  304 x 215 mm.
Leaf size: 297 x 205 mm.
Annotations: Margins of leaves 2-8 of the preliminary gathering “Tabula alphabetica” profusely annotated in Latin in a 16th-century hand;  brief marginal annotations on a3r and a7r;  occasional “nota” marks and underlining;  signature h3 which is erroneously signed "h2" is corrected in manuscript.
Decoration: None.
Imperfections: Wanting the first leaf (title) of the preliminary gathering and all after the blank leaf s8 (leaf [126]), i. e. the "Sermones super Cantica canticorum" of Gilbertus de Hoilandia.

 

Marginal annotations in Bernardus Claravallensis: Sermones super Cantica canticorum