Gerson, Johannes: De meditatione cordis.

Add:  De oratione et valore eius;  [Pseudo-] Johannes Gerson:  Expositio super psalmos poenitentiales.

[Cologne:  Ulrich Zel, ca. 1468]
4to.   [1-78].   [56] leaves, the last blank.
ISTC ig00231000;  Goff G231;  BMC I 184;  Bod-inc G-113;  GW 10767.

As dated by GW and Bod-inc;  ISTC and Goff date ca. 1470.

Shelf-mark: Sp Coll BD7-e.12 (see main library entry for this item)
Provenance: William Euing (1788-1874), insurance broker, Glasgow:  Euing's pencil inventory number "41" on verso of front free endpaper;  source unknown.
University of Glasgow:  presented by Euing in 1872 according to University Library bookplate on front pastedown.
Binding: Scotland, 19th century dark brown sheep;  gilt-edged leaves;  pale blue silk bookmark;  binder’s ticket on verso of front free endpaper “Bound by Carss & Coy. Glasgow.”   Size:  208 x 147 mm.
Leaf size: 202 x 141 mm.
Annotations: Evidence of foliation in ink in an early hand e.g. 5/3 (f. 35) foliated “168” - the numbering indicating that this tract had once been bound up with another or other works - most numbers cropped or partially cropped by binder;  pencil number “4/29L” on 1/1r (probably relating to the Carss binding).
Decoration: Initials, paragraph marks, capital strokes and underlining supplied in red throughout;  occasional “nota” marks and pointing hands in red;  several chapters numbered in red in Arabic numerals positioned next to the opening initial.
Imperfections: Wanting 2/1.8 (ff. 9 and 16) and the final blank leaf.

Foliation in an early hand in Gerson, Johannes: De meditatione cordis