Henricus de Herpf: Speculum aureum decem praeceptorum Dei.

Mainz: Peter Schoeffer, 10 Sept. 1474.
Fol.  [112 2-1010 118 124 13-1610 174 18-2110 226 (22/5+1) 23-2610 276 28-3010 318 (31/1+1, 31/7+1) 32-3610 376 384 (38/3+1) 39-4210 43-448].  [408] leaves, the first and last blank.  Stubs showing in gatherings 22, 31, 38.
Woodcut printer’s device in red.
ISTC ih00039000; Goff H39; BMC I 30; Bod-inc H-019; GW 12226.
 

Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Hunterian Bf.1.3 (see main library entry for this item)
Variants: 1/2r, line 1:  “... reqirit ...” as in Bod-inc, not “... requirit ...” as in BMC;  2/1r (f. 13r), col. 1, line 10:  “... euidētiā ...” not “... euedētiā ...” as in Bod-inc, or “... euidentiā ...” as in Polain B-1864. 
Note: Printer's pin-holes visible.
Provenance: Mainz, Jesuits (founded 1559): on 44/7r (f. 407r) is an inscription scribbled over and barely legible “Liber Collegij Moguntinj Societatis Jesu”.
Trier, Benedictines, S. Maria ad Martyres: inscription on 1/1r “Liber Monasterij B: Mariae Virginis ad SS: Martyres prope Treviros”.
Louis Jean Gaignat (1697-1768), Secretary to King Louis XV: Gaignat sale, 1769; lot 341 in Guillaume de Bure, 'Bibliographie instructive: supplément ... ou catalogue des livres de feu M. L.J. Gaignat', 2 vols (Paris: 1769).
William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist: purchased by Hunter at the Gaignat sale through his agent, Jean-Baptiste Dessain, for 50 livres 1 sou; see 'Dessain-Hunter correspondence' (University of Glasgow Library, MS Gen. 36, f. 25r).
University of Glasgow: Hunterian bequest, 1807; Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “Ag.6.9”.
Binding: France, 18th-century blue morocco decorated with triple gold fillets, a small gold fleuron at each corner;  gold-tooled spine;  marbled endpapers;  gilt-edged leaves.   Size:  341 x 242 mm. 
Leaf size: 332 x 227 mm. 
Annotations: Evidence of early numbering of gatherings in arabic numerals on first recto of each gathering, starting at gathering 2 and omitting the Tabula (gathering 1); heavily erased (ownership?) inscription (unread under ultraviolet light) in lower margin of 1/2r.
Decoration: Initials supplied in red throughout;  underlining of chapter headings, paragraph marks and capital strokes in red throughout;  printed marginal reference letters highlighted in red;  running ‘sermo’ headings supplied in red;  catchwords supplied in red on final verso of each gathering. 
Imperfections: Wanting the final blank leaf. 

Colophon and printer’s device in Henricus de Herpf: Speculum aureum decem praeceptorum Dei