Gerson, Johannes: De auferibilitate Papae.

[Paris:  Ulrich Gering, Martin Crantz and Michael Friburger, ca. 1474]
4to.   [1-28].   [16] leaves.
ISTC ig00193000;  Goff G193;  Bod-inc G-093;  GW 10726.

Dated ca. 1474 by Hillard from the types.   Goff dates 1474-77;  Bod-inc dates ca. 1473.

Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Hunterian Bx.3.31 (see main library entry for this item)
Variant: 2/1r (f.9r), line 1:  “... [con]ſecratiōes ...” not as in GW “... [con]ſecratōes ...”.
Bound with: The third of five incunabula bound together.   Bound with:  (1) Nicolaus de Hanapis, Exempla sacrae Scripturae ex utroque Testamento collecta.  [Paris:  Ulrich Gering, Martin Crantz and Michael Friburger, ca. 1473];  (2) Gerson, Johannes, De ecclesiastica potestate et de origine iuris et legum tractatus.  [Paris:  Ulrich Gering, Martin Crantz and Michael Friburger, ca. 1473-74];  (4) Gerson, Johannes, De contractibus.  [Paris:  Ulrich Gering, Martin Crantz and Michael Friburger, ca. 1473-74];  (5) Gerson, Johannes, Conclusiones de diversis materiis moralibus, sive De regulis mandatorum.  [Paris:  Ulrich Gering, Martin Crantz and Michael Friburger, ca. 1473].
Provenance: Paris, Jesuits:  inscription on 1/1r of first item in volume “Coll. Paris. Soc. IESV”.
Louis Jean Gaignat (1697-1768), Secretary to King Louis XV:  Gaignat sale, 1769;  lot 158 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 12 livres;  see 'Dessain-Hunter correspondence' (University of Glasgow Library, MS Gen. 36, f.24r).
University of Glasgow:  Hunterian bequest, 1807;  Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “Af.9.24”.
Binding: France, 18th-century red morocco decorated with triple gold fillets, a small gold fleuron at each corner;  gold-tooled spine;  marbled endpapers;  gilt-edged leaves;  green silk bookmark.   Size:  202 x 144 mm.
Leaf size: 195 x 135 mm.
Annotations: None.
Decoration: Text area enclosed within red ink rules and lines of text separated by red ink rules throughout;  initials, paragraph marks and capital strokes supplied in red throughout;  several line fillers in red;  running headings supplied in red throughout (a few cropped by binder).
Imperfections: None.

 

Manuscript rubrication in Gerson, Johannes: De auferibilitate Papae