Gerson, Johannes: De auferibilitate Papae.
[Paris: Ulrich Gering, Martin Crantz and Michael Friburger, ca. 1474]
4to. [a-b8].  leaves.
ISTC ig00193000; GW 10726; Goff G193; Bod-inc G-093; CIBN G-147.
Dated [ca. 1474] by Hillard (Mazarine, 880) from the types. Goff dates [1474-77]; Bod-inc dates [ca. 1473]. Text also known under the title De auferibilitate sponsi ab ecclesia.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Hunterian Bx.3.31 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Variant:||2/1r (f. 9r), line 1: "... ↄſecratiōes ..." not as GW "... ↄſecratōes ..."|
|Bound with:||The third of five incunabula bound together. Bound with: (1) Nicolaus de Hanapis, Exempla sacrae Scripturae ex utroque Testamento collecta. [Paris: Ulrich Gering, Martin Crantz and Michael Friburger, ca. 1473] (N4); (2) Gerson, Johannes, De ecclesiastica potestate et de origine iuris et legum tractatus. [Paris: Ulrich Gering, Martin Crantz and Michael Friburger, ca. 1473-74] (G32); (4) Gerson, Johannes, De contractibus. [Paris: Ulrich Gering, Martin Crantz and Michael Friburger, ca. 1473-74] (G31); (5) Gerson, Johannes, Conclusiones de diversis materiis moralibus, sive De regulis mandatorum. [Paris: Ulrich Gering, Martin Crantz and Michael Friburger, ca. 1473] (G27).|
|Provenance:||Paris, Jesuits: inscription on 1/1r of first item in volume “Coll. Paris. Soc. IESV”.
Louis Jean Gaignat (1697-1768), Secretary to King Louis XV: Gaignat sale, 1769; lot 158 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 12 livres; see Dessain-Hunter correspondence (University of Glasgow Library, MS Gen. 36, f. 24r).
University of Glasgow: Hunterian bequest, 1807; Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “Af.9.24”.
|Binding:||France, 18th-century red goatskin; covers decorated with a triple gold-fillet border, a small gold fleuron at each corner; gold-tooled spine; marbled endpapers; gilt-edged leaves; green silk bookmark. Size: 202 x 144 mm.|
|Leaf size:||195 x 135 mm.|
|Decoration:||Text area enclosed within red ink rules and lines of text separated by red ink rules throughout; initials, paragraph marks and capital strokes supplied in red throughout; several line fillers in red; running headings supplied in red throughout (a few cropped by binder).|