Adrianus Carthusiensis: De remediis utriusque fortunae.
[Cologne: Ulrich Zel, ca. 1470]
4to. [1-128 136 14-198 2010].  leaves.
ISTC ia00054000; Goff A54; BMC I 188; Bod-inc A-023; GW 227.
Dated ca. 1470-72 by D. Hillard, 'Catalogues régionaux des incunables des bibliothèques publiques de France', vol. 6: 'Bibliothèque Mazarine' (Paris: 1989), no. 12.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Hunterian By.3.30 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Provenance:||Metz, Lorraine, Celestine Monastery (suppressed 1774): inscription in black ink on 1/3r “Istud volu[men] est co[n]ue[n]t[us] b[ea]te virginis ma[ri]e celestinor[um] de met[is]”; inscription in black ink (in a different hand) on 20/10v (f. 160v) “Celestinor[um] de Metis” together with a shelfmark “R.33” (above which, in crimson ink in an early hand, is a number(?) “10oo”).
Louis-Léon-Félicité, duc de Brancas de Lauraguais (1733-1824): lot 151 in Guillaume de Bure, 'Catalogue d’une collection de livres choisis, provenans du cabinet de M***' (Paris: 1770).
William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist: purchased by Hunter at the Brancas de Lauraguais sale through his agent, Peter Molini, for 24 livres; see Molini’s bill to Hunter (University of Glasgow Library, Hunter Papers H214).
University of Glasgow: Hunterian bequest, 1807; Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “Ay.5.14”.
|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: 215 x 147 mm.|
|Leaf size:||209 x 141 mm.|
|Annotations:||Frequent 15th/16th-century marginal annotations in several hands; frequent pointing hands; occasional “nota” marks; occasional hyphens added at end of lines; evidence of 15th/16th-century manuscript signatures in several gatherings; 1/3 is numbered “primu[m] foliu[m]” in a 16th-century hand and the foliation continues “2” to “100” ending on 13/6 (f. 102).|
|Decoration:||Four-line initial “Q” supplied in red on 1/1r with face in brown pen-and-ink added to the body of the letter and with further brown pen-work surrounding the letter; four-line initial “S” supplied in red in gathering 1; paragraph marks supplied in red throughout; a few initials stroked in yellow.|