Gart der Gesundheit.

Edited by Johann von Cube.

Augsburg:  Johann Schönsperger, 10 May 1496.
Fol.   [*4] a-v8 w8 x-z8 A-D8 E6 F8 G-H6 I8.   [262] leaves, a1 and I8 blank.
Woodcuts.
ISTC ig00106000;  Goff G106;  BSB-Ink W-102.

BSB-Ink enters under Johann Wonnecke.

Shelf-mark: Sp Coll S.M. 1987 (see main library entry for this item)
Provenance: Johann Georg Rhorrer (17th century):  on [*1r] washed-out inscription (partially legible under ultraviolet lamp) “Ex libris Doct: Joan: Georg: Rhorrer [...]”.
Sir John Stirling Maxwell, 10th baronet, (1866-1956):  armorial bookplate on front pastedown;  engraved booklabel “Arts of Design” on rear pastedown;  arms on both covers (see Binding);  Stirling Maxwell library shelfmarks “11B” on rear pastedown and “H.4” on front pastedown;  source unknown.
University of Glasgow:  Sir John Stirling Maxwell bequeathed a portion of the Stirling Maxwell library to the University of Glasgow Library in 1956 (received in 1958).
Binding: England, 19th-century black morocco;  Sir John Stirling Maxwell’s arms in gilt on both covers;  gold-tooled spine;  gilt-edged leaves;  binder’s stamp in gilt on turn-in at foot of front board “Bound by Riviere & Son”.   Size:  273 x 200 mm.
Leaf size: Leaf size:  266 x 187 mm.
Annotations: Price in pencil on front pastedown “£28”;  on rear flyleaf “A.B.” in pencil;  letter referring to this herbal, dated 9 Sept. 1923, to Sir John Stirling Maxwell from Gerald Walter Erksine Loder (1861-1936), 1st Baron Wakehurst, loosely inserted.
Decoration: None.
Imperfections: Wanting the blank leaves a1 and I8.

 

Woodcut illustrations from Gart der Gesundheit