Petrus Lombardus: Sententiarum libri IV.
[Basel: Bernhard Richel, ca. 1482]
Fol. [110 2-88 9-106 11-128 1310 14-238 246 25-318 32-336 3410 3512].  leaves, 104 and 144 blank.
ISTC ip00482000; Goff P482; BMC III 739; Bod-inc P-225.
Proctor assigned to Nicolaus Kesler. As dated by BSB-Ink P-379.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Hunterian Bg.3.21 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Provenance:||A. S. (16th century): in the outer margin of 1/2r is a painted reddish orange shield on which is an image of St Dominic in black and white habit holding a stalk of lilies, his body flanked by the letters “A” and “S” and with a ‘basket’ helm surmounting the shield.
R. Whittle (17th century): inscription on front pastedown “R: Whittle precium 5s 6.”
William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist: source unknown.
University of Glasgow: Hunterian bequest 1807; Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “M.1.11”.
|Binding:||16th-century heavily worn, blind-tooled pigskin over paste boards; covers decorated with five blind-stamped rolls to form a series of frames - one roll containing medallion heads of Huss (‘IOH’), Luther (‘MAR’), Melancthon (‘PHIL’), Erasmus (‘ERA’), a second roll with scenes from the Annunciation, the Nativity, and the Flight into Egypt, a third roll of quatrefoils in lozenges, and two unidentified rolls with chain-like patterns; evidence of two ties (both now lost); spine undecorated; remnants of a spine title in ink; green-edged leaves. Size: 310 x 214 mm.|
|Leaf size:||298 x 207 mm.|
|Annotations:||Brief marginal annotation on 29/2v (f. 224v) in a 16th-century hand; number "112"(?) in an early hand on 1/2r; letter “C” on front free endpaper.|
|Decoration:||On 1/2r, col. 1, an eight-line initial “C” with a foliate design in shades of green is set on a rectangular gold ground - the body of the initial decorated in pink with gold foliage - and on the same page the two columns of text are separated by a gold bar (from which foliate decoration extends into the top and lower margins); similarly decorated initials and margins at the beginning of each book - on 1/4v, 11/1r (f. 79r), 19/2v (f. 146v), 25/3r (f. 193r); other initials and paragraph marks throughout supplied in alternate red and blue; capital strokes and underlining in red throughout.|
|Imperfections:||Wanting the blank 13/10 (f. 104).|