Caracciolus, Robertus: Sermones de adventu, Sermo de S. Joseph, Sermo de Beatitudine, Sermones de divina caritate, Sermones de immortalitate animae.

[Strassburg:  The R-Printer (Johann Mentelin and Adolf Rusch), not after 1475]
Fol.   [16 210 38 412 5-88 9-106 11-1610.8 17-218].   [174] leaves, 1/1 and 2/1 blank.
ISTC ic00138000;  Goff C138;  BMC I 63 (IB. 625);  Bod-inc C-063;  GW 6046;  CIBN C-80;  BSB Ink C-110.

GIP number: C19
Shelf-mark: Sp Coll  Hunterian Bg.2.19 (see main library entry for this item)
Variant: 16/1r (f. 127r), line 2 ends “... de Le||tio ...” as in GW Anm. 1 not “... de Li||tio ...” as in GW’s main transcription.
Provenance: Charpillet (16th/17th century), France:  inscription on 1/2r “Ex liberalitate D[omi]ni Charpillet fratris charissimi me possidet Claudius Franciscus Sonnet sacra[e] theologia[e] Doctor”.
Claude François Sonnet (fl. 1609):  inscription on 2/2r (f. 8r) “Sum claudij francisci sonnet sacrae Theologiae Doctoris 1609”.
Louis Jean Gaignat (1697-1768), Secretary to King Louis XV:  Gaignat sale, 1769;  lot 348 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 8 livres;  see 'Dessain-Hunter correspondence' (University of Glasgow Library, MS Gen. 36, f. 26r).
University of Glasgow:  Hunterian bequest, 1807;  Hunterian Museum bookplate and book label on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “Aa.7.5”.
Binding: France, 18th-century mottled calf, covers decorated with a border of triple gold fillets, a small gold fleuron at each corner;  gold-tooled spine;  marbled endpapers;  gilt-edged leaves;  turquoise silk bookmark.   Size:  272 x 207 mm.
Leaf size: 265 x 198 mm.
Annotations: Copious critical marginal annotations in an early 17th-century hand (that of Claude François Sonnet) in Latin - and with a lengthy annotation by him in French on 2/6v (f. 12v);  occasional marginal annotations in a 16th-century hand;  paginated “1”-“115” in a 17th-century hand, starting at 2/2r (f. 8r) and ending at 8/4r (f. 64r);  1/2r and 1/3r numbered “2” and “3” in lower right-hand corner;  cropped number “10”(?) at top edge of 1/2r.
Decoration: Initials, paragraph marks, underlining and capital strokes supplied in red throughout.
Imperfections: Wanting the first blank leaf, 1/1.

Ownership inscription in Caracciolus, Robertus: Sermones de adventu