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,  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.
|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.|