Gobius, Johannes (junior): Scala coeli.

Lübeck:  [Lucas Brandis], 1476.
Fol.   [110 28 3-68.10 78 8-118.10 128 13-168.10 17-188 1910 208 216 22-2710.8 288].   ccxli, [3] leaves (28/7-8 blank).  The printer has foliated the first three leaves on their verso, rather than on their recto.
ISTC ig00310000;  GW 10944;  Goff G310;  BMC II 551 (IB. 9816);  Bod-inc G-162;  CIBN G-257;  BSB-Ink G-222.

Final quire collates as GW, CIBN and Walsh (943), not as BMC and Bod-inc.

GIP number: G39
Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Hunterian Be.3.23 (see main library entry for this item)
Variant: 1/1r, lines 2-3:  “... hugo||ni ...” as in BMC, not “... hugo||in ...” as in GW.
Note: Quire 26 (ff. ccxix-ccxxviij) misbound between quires 20 and 21 (i.e. between ff. clxxvj and clxxvij).
Bound with: The second of two incunabula bound together.   Bound with:  Nicolaus de Hanapis, Auctoritates utriusque Testamenti.  [Strassburg:  Heinrich Eggestein, ca. 1475-80] (N5).
Provenance: Louis Jean Gaignat (1697-1768), Secretary to King Louis XV:  Gaignat sale, 1769;  lot 374 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 28 livres 1 sou;  see Dessain-Hunter correspondence (University of Glasgow Library, MS Gen. 36, f. 25r).
University of Glasgow:  Hunterian bequest, 1807;  Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “Ad.8.13”.
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;  turquoise silk bookmark.   Size:  277 x 215 mm.
Leaf size: 268 x 204 mm.
Annotations: Very occasional marginal annotations in an early hand;  probable ownership inscription, heavily deleted, on the verso of the Registrum (28/6v).
Decoration: Initials, paragraph marks and capital strokes supplied in red throughout;  frequent underlining in red of running headings and chapter headings.
Imperfections: Wanting the blank leaf 28/8.


Manuscript note in Gobius, Johannes (junior): Scala coeli