Gerson, Johannes: De pollutione nocturna.
[Cologne: Ulrich Zell, ca. 1467]
4to. [1-28].  leaves (1/1 blank).
ISTC ig00255000; GW 10809; Goff G255; BMC I 180 (IA. 2728); Bod-inc G-122; CIBN G-202.
Dated “nicht nach 1468” in GW. Collation follows GW, Bod-inc and CIBN, not as BMC.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Ferguson An-y.23 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Note:||Four printer's pin-holes visible throughout.|
|Bound with:||Bound (the first item) with and probably issued together with: Johannes Gerson, De cognitione castitatis et de pollutionibus diurnis [Cologne: Ulrich Zel, ca. 1467] (G29, Goff G194).|
|Provenance:||Georg Franz Burkhard Kloss (1787-1854), physician, Frankfurt am Main: book label “Georgius Kloss, M.D. Francofurti ad Moenum” on front pastedown; lot 1699 in Catalogue of the library of Dr. Kloss, of Franckfort a M. ... (London: Sotheby, 1835).
John Ferguson (1837-1916), Professor of Chemistry, University of Glasgow: Ferguson’s acquisition and bibliographical note on front pastedown “John Ferguson London May 4 1882. The blank leaves are a feature in this very scarce book. Before 1470.”
University of Glasgow: Ferguson collection purchase, 1921.
|Binding:||Germany, 19th-century half brown goatskin, marbled sides; pale blue endpapers; partial early title on fore-edge in ink suggesting that this and its companion had probably once been bound with another or other works. Size: 217 x 155 mm.|
|Leaf size:||213 x 148 mm.|
|Annotations:||Frequent marginal annotations in an early hand and occasional underlining in brown ink; bibliographical references in a 19th-century German hand on front pastedown.|
|Decoration:||Initials and paragraph marks supplied in red throughout.|