Biblia latina (cum postillis Nicolai de Lyra et expositionibus Guillelmi Britonis in omnes prologos S. Hieronymi et additionibus Pauli Burgensis replicisque Matthiae Doering).

Add:  Nicolaus de Lyra:  Contra perfidiam Judaeorum.

[Lyons]: Johannes Siber, [after 7 May 1485, ca. 1488]
Fol. Part I: a-z8 [et]8 aa-rr8 ſſ6 sstt6 tt-xx8 yy6 zz10. [380] leaves (1, 136, 216, 380 blank). Part II: Aa10 Bb-Ii8 Kk6 Ll10 Mm-Ss8 Tt6 Uv-Zz8 Aaa8 Bbb-Ccc6 Ddd-Kkk8 Lll-Nnn6 Ooo-Ppp8 Qqq10. [304] leaves (1, 2, 50, 90, 212, 278, 302-304 blank). Part III: A-R8 S-T6 U-X8 y8 z8 AA-HH8 II6 KK-NN8. [282] leaves (112, 196, 282 blank). Part IV: AA-HH8 II-MM6 NN-PP8 QQ-RR6 SS-ZZ8 AAA8 BBB10 CCC-PPP8 QQQ6 RRR8. [308] leaves (1, 132, 189, 190, 300, 306-308 blank).
Collation of Part II follows Bod-inc, not GW.
Woodcuts; woodcut printer’s devices.
ISTC ib00615000; Goff B615; Bod-inc B-321; GW 4290.

Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Hunterian Bx.1.1-4 (see main library entry for this item)
Note: Bound in four volumes.
Note: In part III a leaf containing a revised version of the woodcut of the Temple of Ezekiel has been pasted over the original woodcut on U7r.
Variant: Part IV, QQQ5r, col. 2:  setting of final line is as GW’s main transcription, not as GW Anm.
Provenance: William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist: source unknown.
University of Glasgow: Hunterian bequest 1807; Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedowns, with former shelfmarks “Ad.4.11-14”.
Binding: France, 18th-century calf;  covers decorated with triple gold fillets, a small gold fleuron at each corner;  gold-tooled spines with red leather title labels;  marbled endpapers;  red-edged leaves;  green silk bookmarks;  flyleaves have bunch of grapes watermark and “ROMANET || LIMOSIN || FIN” watermark.   Size:  400 x 285 mm.
Leaf size: 385 x 277 mm.
Annotations: Marginal annotations (mostly cropped) in 16th and 17th-century hands in parts I, II and IV.
Decoration: On a4r of part I an eleven-line initial “F” is supplied in blue with scroll-work added in white and is set on a square crimson ground with foliate decoration added in dull gold.   Similarly decorated initials on Aa3r of part II, on A1r of part III, and on AA2r of part IV.   Other initials in all four parts supplied in plain red or blue, or occasionally in red and blue with reserved white;  paragraph marks throughout supplied in red or blue.
Imperfections: Part I:  Wanting the blank leaves a1 and zz10.   Part II:  Wanting the blank leaves Aa1-2, Ff8, Nnn6, Qqq8-10.   Part III:  Wanting the blank leaf NN8.   Part IV:  Wanting the blank leaves AA1, QQQ6, RRR6-8.

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