Gerson, Johannes: De pollutione nocturna.

[Cologne:  Ulrich Zell, ca. 1467]
4to.   [1-28].   [16] 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.

GIP number: G35
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.


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