Gesta Romanorum.

[Strassburg:  Johann (Reinhard) Grüninger], 15 Jan. 1488.
Fol.   a-b8 c-m6.8 n8 o6.   [1], Folium Primum - Folium XCIII, [6] leaves.
ISTC ig00291000;  GW 10896;  Goff G291;  Bod-inc G-152;  CIBN G-240;  BSB-Ink G-209.

GIP number: G38
Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Bm1-e.8 (see main library entry for this item)
Variant: a2r, line 1 begins “Ex gestis ...” not as in GW “Es gestis ...”
Note: Quire o (Tabula) bound between a1 and a2.
Bound with: The first of two incunabula bound together.   Bound with:  Columna, Guido de, Historia destructionis Troiae.  [Deventer:  Richardus Pafraet, between 1480 and 1485] (C71).   The two works were certainly bound together by 1691 since both titles are specified in the entry in Catalogus librorum Bibliothecae Universitatis Glasguensis anno 1691 – see Provenance.
Provenance: Henricus Molitor (15th/16th century):  signature on a1r “Hinric[us] molitoris” and on n8v “Hinricus molitoris”.
University of Glasgow:  shelfmark “AA. f:4: n:17” on a1r matching entry ('Gesta Romanorum ... It[em] Hist[oria] Trojana ...') in Catalogus librorum Bibliothecae Universitatis Glasguensis anno 1691 (University of Glasgow Library, MS Gen. 1313);  inscription on a1r “Ex Libris Bibliothecae Universitatis Glasguensis empt: publicis sumptibus Academiae 1691” followed by signature “Will: Dunlop princ[ipa]ll” (repeated on b7r and i1r);  shelfmark “CS.1.13” on University Library bookplate matching entry in A. Arthur, Catalogus impressorum librorum in Bibliotheca Universitatis Glasguensis (Glasguae:  1791).
Binding: Scotland, 20th-century half black goatskin, blue cloth sides;  sprinkled red-edged leaves;  gilt spine title and oval gilt stamp of Glasgow College Library at foot of spine;  modern pastedowns;  no surviving evidence of earlier binding;  tears indicating now lost tabs on a2r of first item and on a2r of second item.   Size:  283 x 205 mm.
Leaf size: 276 x 202 mm.
Annotations: Single word annotation on e4v.
Decoration: Initials supplied in red throughout;  most chapter headings preceded by paragraph mark in red;  capital strokes in red in running headings, occasionally in text.
Imperfections: None.

Provenance inscriptions in Anonymous: Gesta Romanorum