Herolt, Johannes: Sermones Discipuli de tempore et de sanctis cum promptuario exemplorum et miraculis Beatae Mariae Virginis.
Cologne: [Ulrich Zel], 7 Mar. 1474.
Fol. Part I (Sermones de tempore): [1-210 38 412 5-1310 148 15-2610 278 286 29-4410 458 4610 47-5210 538 546].  leaves, the first and last blank. Part II (Sermones de sanctis): [1-1410].  leaves, the last blank. Part III (Promptuarium exemplorum): [1-610 78 8-1710 186].  leaves. Part IV (Promptuarium de miraculis BVM): [1-310 46].  leaves.
ISTC ih00098000; Goff H98; GW 12340.
GW records two other Zell editions (GW 12342 & 12345) and mixed copies are known; this copy conforms exactly to GW 12340.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Hunterian Bf.3.9 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Provenance:||Antwerp, Augustinian Canonesses of Faconshof: inscription on 1/2r of Part II “Facons”.
Louis-Léon-Félicité, duc de Brancas de Lauraguais (1733-1824): lot 69 in Guillaume de Bure, 'Catalogue d’une collection de livres choisis, provenans du cabinet de M***' (Paris: 1770) - there attributed to Leonardus de Utino (see Annotations).
William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist: purchased by Hunter at the Brancas de Lauraguais sale through his agent, Peter Molini, for 36 livres 19 sous; see Molini’s bill to Hunter (University of Glasgow Library, Hunter Papers H214).
University of Glasgow: Hunterian bequest 1807; Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “Be.7.18”.
|Binding:||France, 18th-century red morocco, covers decorated with a border of triple gold fillets, a small gold fleuron at each corner and eight larger ornaments at the corners and edges, and with the Brancas de Lauraguais arms in gilt in the centre of each cover; gold-tooled-spine; marbled endpapers; gilt-edged leaves; red silk bookmark; at the front are inserted four leaves of paper which have been pricked and ruled in double columns; two similar leaves are inserted at the rear. Size: 295 x 217 mm.|
|Leaf size:||288 x 209 mm.|
|Annotations:||Early signatures; gatherings of Parts II-IV numbered “2”-“37” in an 18th-century hand in extreme inner lower corner of first leaf recto (the two groupings of ruled leaves at the front and rear being designated as “1” and “38” respectively); 18th-century title “Sermones Leon: de Utino de Sanctis. editio Primaria” on verso of fourth leaf of ruled paper at front of volume.|
|Decoration:||Four-line initial “L” on 1/2r of Part II supplied in red, blue and reserved white with purple pen-work decoration extending into the inner margin; other initials throughout supplied in red or in red with reserved white; paragraph marks and initial strokes in red throughout.|
|Imperfections:||Wanting Part I.|