Confessionale pro scholasticis et aliis multum utile.
[Antwerp: Mathias van der Goes, between 21 June and 3 Aug. 1487]
4to. a-b8.  leaves.
ISTC ig00081450; GW M13764; BMC IX 181 (IA. 49904); CIBN P-512.
An abridged version of the Poeniteas cito, sometimes attributed to Johannes de Garlandia and also to Petrus Blesensis – entered under the former by ISTC.
Imprint date taken from ISTC; dated [between 14 Feb. 1487 and 21 May 1490] by CIBN (P-512) and IDL (2664).
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Bl3-g.7 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Bound with:||The third of three incunabula bound together. Bound with: (1) Poggius Florentinus, Facetiae. Antwerp: Mathias van der Goes, 3 Aug. 1487 (P81); (2) Stella clericorum. [Antwerp: Mathias van der Goes, between 21 June and 3 Aug. 1487] (S53). Prior to 1966 the volume also contained (then as the third item) an incomplete 15th-century manuscript on paper of 23 leaves, identified as the partial text of the Dialogus creaturarum moralisatus attributed to Nicolaus Pergamenus and also to Maynus de Mayneriis. On the volume’s rebinding and restoration in 1966, the manuscript fragment was separately bound and given the shelfmark MS Gen 143.|
|Provenance:||William Grahame (17th century), probable owner: inscription on g1v “finis ame[n] per me guilielmu[m] grahame” (repeated on g2r and g3v) of first item in volume.
University of Glasgow: shelfmark “AV.2.16” on c2r of first item in volume and on University Library bookplate matching entry in A. Arthur, Catalogus impressorum librorum in Bibliotheca Universitatis Glasguensis (Glasguae: 1791), which notes that the first item in the volume, Poggius Florentinus, Facetiae, “caret principio”.
|Binding:||England, 20th-century blind-tooled brown goatskin, with new endpapers and flyleaves, replacing an 18th-century half calf binding; restored and rebound Aug. 1966 by Anthony Gardner, whose binder’s note appears on the rear free endpaper. Size: 208 x 144 mm.|
|Leaf size:||200 x 133 mm.|
|Imperfections:||Wanting quire b; leaves of quire a damaged at top outer corner, with loss of text.|