Formularium instrumentorum ad usum Curiae Romanae.

Rome:  Stephan Plannck, ‘7 Sept.’ 1487.
4to.   [1-78 86 9-228 234].   [178] leaves.
ISTC if00259000;  Goff F259;  BMC IV 87;  GW 10208.

Reprinted, with only the year altered in the colophon, from the edition of 1484 (Goff F258).

Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Mu27-e.5 (see main library entry for this item)
Provenance: Cesare Girardenghi / Girardengho (16th century?):  inscription on front free endpaper “Cesaris Girardenghi liber est” scored through in ink.
Joseph Vecchius(?) (17th century?):  inscription on front free endpaper “Ex libris [...] Joseph Vecchij(?)”.
Wilfrid Michael Voynich (1865-1930), bookseller, London:  no. 1552, price £3.3.0, in 'A third catalogue of books offered for sale ... by W.M. Voynich' (London:  1901);  sold book to David Murray.
David Murray (1842-1928), Glasgow lawyer, antiquary and bibliographer:  bookplate on front pastedown;  Murray’s note of his supplier in pencil on front pastedown “Voynich III 1552” and price paid “£3. 3/-”.
University of Glasgow:  Murray library donation, 1927.
Binding: 19th-century grey paper covers;  remains of a printed label on spine with number “5”;  title in ink along lower edge of text block.   Size:  209 x 141 mm.
Leaf size: 208 x 140 mm.
Annotations: Occasional marginal annotations in Latin and occasional underlining in an 17th-century(?) hand;  initial “W” on front free endpaper followed by an inscription beginning “ex adeptis [remainder heavily deleted]” in turn followed by the title of the work “Formulariu[m] Instrumentor[um] [...] Petri Dom [...] in causis ecclesiasticis”;  leaves 2/1-23/4 (ff.9-178) foliated “1”-“170”;  on front pastedown an ink annotation in a 19th-century hand “N 1181 L5.” partially scored through and “No 113” substituted.
Decoration: Occasional initials supplied in brown ink.
Imperfections: None.

 

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