Nicolaus de Hanapis: Distinctiones exemplorum Veteris et Novi Testamenti.
Memmingen: Albrecht Kunne, 1485.
4to. a10 b-r8 s6.  leaves.
ISTC in00104000; Goff N104; BMC II 603.
To all intents and purposes identical with the 'Aurea Biblia' of Bindo de Senis (entered jointly under Antonius de Rampigollis and Bindo de Senis in ISTC).
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Bo2-i.15 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Provenance:||Bruder Biel (16th century): faded and partly deleted inscription (under ultraviolet light) "Ich bin Bruder Biel(?)" on a1r.
Füssen, Bavaria, Benedictines, S. Magnus (dissolved 1803): on a1r “Ex bibliotheca S. Magni in Fuessen” (written below a partially erased and faded, unread inscription).
James Hotson (1804-1889), silk mercer, Airdrie : bookplate on front pastedown; source unknown.
Thomas Reid (1830-1911), M.D., lecturer in ophthalmology at University of Glasgow; Hotson’s library purchased by Reid after his death and presented to the University in 1890.
|Binding:||Germany, 16th-century blind-tooled panelled pigskin decorated with fillets, two rolls – one a foliate roll, the other a roll of four female allegorical figures representing Prudence, Courage, Temperance and Justice – and two separate foliate stamps; two brass clasps, catch plates on front board; three leather spine labels lettered in gilt “DISTINC EXEMPL. V & N”, “TESTAM. MEMING. 1485.”, “L[-]B 224” (the lettering of the last - a shelfmark - very worn). Size: 193 x 137 mm.|
|Leaf size:||177 x 126 mm.|
|Annotations:||On a1r “Alius Titulus Biblia aurea Veteris ac noui Testamenti ... Per Fr[atr]em Antoniu[m] Ampigollu[m] ord[inis] fr[atrum] Eremit[orum] S. Augustini”; unread early annotation on s6v; number “2173” in pencil on front pastedown, with other pencil annotations now largely obscured by bookplate; price code in pencil on rear pastedown.|
|Decoration:||Capital strokes, paragraph marks and underlining supplied in red from a2r to c3r.|