Duranti, Guillelmus: Rationale divinorum officiorum.
[Strassburg: Georg Husner, not after 1479]
Fol. [110 2-68 710 88 9-322.214.171.124 37-388 39-4410.8 45-468 4710]. , I-CCCLXXXV leaves.
ISTC id00421000; GW 9118; Goff D421; BMC I 85 (IB. 1048); Bod-inc D-182; CIBN D-293; BSB-Ink D-338.
Dated [before 1481] by Polain(B) 1369.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Hunterian By.2.14 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Variants:||1/1v, line 2 “ctoo ...”; 47/10r, final line “... dininorum ...” - see GW Anm.|
|Provenance:||Hradec, Bohemia, Premonstratensians, BVM, S. Stephanus: inscription on 1/1r “Conuent[us] Gradicensis Catalogo inscript[us] n’ 652 2đo”.
E.T. (16th century): initials “E T” placed within foliate border on 1/4r.
William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist: source unknown.
University of Glasgow: Hunterian bequest 1807; Hunterian Museum book-plate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “Au.2.1”.
|Binding:||England, 18th-century red goatskin; covers decorated with a single gold-fillet border; gold-tooled spine incorporating a coronet; rear free endpaper has “J Whatman” watermark. Size: 309 x 218 mm.|
|Leaf size:||295 x 207 mm.|
|Annotations:||Frequent marginal annotations in 16th-century hands, mainly extracting keywords; occasional underlining in red or in brown ink; occasional manicules in red ink; (lot?) number “363” in red crayon in an 18th-century hand on 1/1r and repeated on lower edge of text block; “f2” in pencil in an 18th-century hand on front pastedown.|
|Decoration:||On 1/4r an eight-line initial “Q”, set on a dark and light purple square ground, is supplied in dark blue with light blue foliate decoration which extends into the inner margin, the body of the initial filled in with dark and light green foliate decoration; lower margin of 1/4r has foliate decoration in the same colours; other principal initials supplied in a similar style; many other initials supplied in red or in red and reserved white; frequent guide-letters in red; capital strokes and paragraph marks in red throughout.|
|Imperfections:||Wanting leaves CXCVII and CXCVIII (25/4.5) and CCXXV (28/10); front free endpaper excised.|