Gerson, Johannes: De contractibus.
[Paris: Ulrich Gering, Martin Crantz and Michael Friburger, ca. 1473-74]
4to. [1-210 312].  leaves.
ISTC ig00215500; BMC VIII 6; Bod-inc G-107; GW 10752.
GW dates ca. 1473.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Hunterian Bx.3.31 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Variants:||1/1r, line 2: “de gerſanno ...” as BMC and GW Anm., not “de garſanno ...” as GW's main transcription; 3/12r (f.32r), line 24: “ ... editus ...” as in GW, not “... edibus ...”.|
|Bound with:||The fourth 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]; (3) Gerson, Johannes, De auferibilitate Papae. [Paris: Ulrich Gering, Martin Crantz and Michael Friburger, ca. 1474]; (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.|
|Decoration:||Text area enclosed within double 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; title supplied in red in upper margin of 1/1r.|