Caracciolus, Robertus: Sermones quadragesimales de poenitentia.
Venice: Franciscus Renner, de Heilbronn, 1472.
Fol. & 4to. [1-910 106 11-1910 2012 21-2610 2712].  leaves.
ISTC ic00167000; Goff C167; BMC V 191; Bod-inc C-071; GW 6062.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Hunterian Bx.2.12 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Note:||Printer's pin-holes visible.|
|Provenance:||Rennes, Britanny, S. Franciscus, Franciscans: inscription on 14/2r (f. 128r) “de St. francois de Rennes” repeated (but washed-out) on 6/1r (f. 51r) and above the colophon on 27/12v (f. 270v).
Louis Jean Gaignat (1697-1768), Secretary to King Louis XV: Gaignat sale, 1769; lot 346 in Guillaume de Bure, 'Bibliographie instructive: supplément ... ou catalogue des livres de feu M. L.J. Gaignat', 2 vols (Paris: 1769).
William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist: purchased by Hunter at the Gaignat sale through his agent, Jean-Baptiste Dessain, for 37 livres 1 sou; see 'Dessain-Hunter correspondence' (University of Glasgow Library, MS Gen. 36, f. 25r).
University of Glasgow: Hunterian bequest, 1807; Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “B.8.16”.
|Binding:||France, 18th-century red morocco decorated with triple gold fillets, a small gold fleuron at each corner; gold-tooled spine; marbled endpapers, gilt-edged leaves; turquoise silk bookmark. Size: 302 x 218 mm.|
|Leaf size:||291 x 209 mm.|
|Annotations:||Frequent early marginal annotations (most so heavily washed as to be illegible); vestiges of early signatures; evidence of an early foliation in centre of upper margin (mostly cropped); early manuscript catchwords e.g. on 14/10v (f. 136v) - but most so heavily washed as to be illegible; gatherings numbered “1”-“27” in pencil in an 18th-century hand in extreme left-hand corners of upper and lower margins of first recto leaf.|
|Decoration:||Initials and paragraph marks supplied in red throughout; capitals washed in yellow throughout.|