The Chastysing of Goddes chyldern.
Add: William Flete: De remediis contra temptationes. [In the second English translation]: Remedy against the troubles of temptations.
[Westminster: Wynkyn de Worde, ca. 1492-93]
Fol. π2 A-G6 H4.  leaves.
ISTC ic00430000; Goff C430; BMC XI 182; Bod-inc C-171; DeR(C) 104; GW 6583.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Hunterian Bv.2.19 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Variant:||Press variants compared with BMC copy: D5v, col.1, line 32: “Ioyfu”, not “Ioyful”; E5r, col.2, lines 35 and 36: “... af || ccyonfe ...”, not “... af || feccyon ...”; G1v, col.1, line 36: “deuocõn”, not “deuocon”.|
|Bound with:||The first of two incunabula bound together. Bound with: Treatise of love. [Westminster]: Wynkyn de Worde, [ca. 1492-93].|
|Provenance:||Thomas Leventhorp (d. 1588), of Albury, Hertfordshire: inscription on π1r (title-page) “Tho. Leventhorp”.
Edward Harley (1689-1741), Lord Harley; from 1724 2nd Earl of Oxford: see DeR(C) 104(3).
Thomas Osborne (d. 1767), bookseller: purchased all the Harleian printed books; no. 1701* in his 'Catalogus bibliothecae Harleianae', vol. 5 (London: 1745).
James West (1703-1772), politician and antiquary: lot 1871 in 'Bibliotheca Westiana' (1773).
William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist: purchased at the West sale for £5.0.0 according to the annotated catalogue of the West sale catalogue in University of Glasgow Library (shelfmark Mu31-a.9).
University of Glasgow: Hunterian bequest 1807; Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “Ad.8.7”.
|Binding:||England, 18th-century gold-tooled red goatskin; covers decorated with a border built up of a narrow tooth roll and of separate tools depicting a single flower in an urn within an architectural arch, the arch surmounted by a globe; gold-tooled spine with two green leather labels and a ‘Gothic window’ design in the remaining four compartments; dark blue paper pastedowns; gilt-edged leaves; green silk bookmark; see Bv.2.13, Bv.2.16, Bv.2.21 for identical bindings (and for the same border see BMC XI, 122, IB. 55040, and Christie's, London, Wentworth sale, 8 July 1998, lot 2 'bound for James West'). Size: 274 x 202 mm.|
|Leaf size:||266 x 188 mm.|
|Annotations:||Annotation in Thomas Leventhorp’s hand on π1r “There ys in this olde Book many a good sayinge and Lesson: as well as some sup[er]stycyouse and popysh”; marginal annotations in English (often extracting keywords) by Leventhorp throughout; occasional correction of text and underlining; pointing hand on C3v.|