Gerson, Johannes: De meditatione cordis.
Add: De oratione et valore eius; [Pseudo-] Johannes Gerson [= Petrus de Alliaco]: Expositio super psalmos poenitentiales.
[Cologne: Ulrich Zel, ca. 1468]
4to. [1-78].  leaves (7/8 blank).
ISTC ig00231000; GW 10767; Goff G231; BMC I 184 (IA. 2802); Bod-inc G-113; CIBN G-180; BSB-Ink G-155.
As dated by GW and Bod-inc; ISTC and Goff date [ca. 1470].
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll BD7-e.12 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Bound with:||See Annotations.|
|Provenance:||William Euing (1788-1874), insurance broker, Glasgow: source unknown; Euing's early pencil inventory number "41" on verso of front free endpaper.
University of Glasgow: presented by Euing in 1872 according to University Library bookplate on front pastedown.
|Binding:||Scotland, 19th century dark brown sheep; marbled endpapers; gilt-edged leaves; pale blue silk bookmark; binder’s ticket on verso of front free endpaper “Bound by Carss & Coy. Glasgow.” Size: 208 x 147 mm.|
|Leaf size:||202 x 141 mm.|
|Annotations:||Evidence of foliation in ink in an early hand e.g. 5/3 (f. 35) foliated “168” - the numbering indicating that this tract had once been bound up with another or other works - most numbers cropped or partially cropped by binder; pencil number “4/29L” on 1/1r (probably relating to the Carss binding).|
|Decoration:||Initials, paragraph marks, capital strokes and underlining supplied in red throughout; occasional nota marks and manicules in red; several chapters numbered in red in arabic numerals positioned next to the opening initial.|
|Imperfections:||Wanting 2/1.8 (ff. 9 and 16) and the blank leaf 7/8.|