Rodericus Zamorensis: Speculum vitae humanae.
Paris: Ulrich Gering, Martin Crantz and Michael Friburger, 1 Aug. 1475.
Fol. [1-710 86 9-1310 1412 154].  leaves, 1 and 138 blank.
ISTC ir00223000; Goff R223; BMC VIII 7; Bod-inc R-088.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Hunterian Bf.3.14 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Provenance:||William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist: source unknown.
University of Glasgow: Hunterian bequest 1807; Hunterian Museum bookplate and book label on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “N.1.9”.
|Binding:||France(?), 18th-century gold-tooled mottled calf; covers decorated with a dentelle border; gold-tooled spine lettered (erroneously) ‘OMELIÆ || GREGORII || PAPÆ’ but dated (correctly) ‘PARIS || 1475’; marbled endpapers; flyleaves show partial watermark of an armorial shield with a fleur-de-lys above and the letters "L V G" below; gilt-edged leaves; green silk bookmark. Size: 297 x 215 mm.|
|Leaf size:||290 x 208 mm (but turned-over lower corner of 5/4 (f. 44) reveals that the leaf measurement was at least 293 x 212 mm before cropping).|
|Annotations:||Frequent marginal annotations in 16th and 17th-century hands; frequent ‘nota’ marks, underlining and pointing hands; traces of early signatures in top outer corners of 2/4r (f. 14r) and 4/3r (f. 33r); erroneously paginated ‘1-257’ (p. 222 skipped) in an 18th-century hand from 1/10r-14/11v (ff. 10r-137v; first front flyleaf has a letter ‘C’ in ink at top outer corner, and a date(?) and code in pencil at top inner corner ‘... 10/6 71 Uu/’.|
|Decoration:||Six-line initial “S” on 1/10r supplied in blue and red; other initials supplied throughout mainly in red (occasionally in blue); paragraph marks in red; running book numbers and chapter numbers supplied in red on rectos.|
|Imperfections:||Wanting the first and final blank leaves, and the final gathering 15 containing the Registrum.|