Gerson, Johannes: De pollutione nocturna.

[Cologne:  Ulrich Zell, ca. 1467]
4to.   [1-28].   [16] leaves, the first blank.
Dated “nicht nach 1468” in GW.
Collation as GW, not as BMC.
ISTC ig00255000;  Goff G255;  BMC I 180;  Bod-inc G-122;  GW 10809.

Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Ferguson An-y.23 (see main library entry for this item)
Bound with: Bound (the first item) with and probably issued together with: Johannes Gerson, De cognitione castitatis et de pollutionibus diurnis (Goff G194).
Note: Four printer's pin-holes visible throughout.
Provenance: Georg Franz Burkhard Kloss (1787-1854), physician, Frankfurt:  book label “Georgius Kloss, M.D. Francofurti ad Moenum” on front pastedown;  lot 1699 in 'Catalogue of the library of Dr. Kloss, of Franckfort a M. ...' (London:  Sotheby, 1835).
John Ferguson (1837-1916), Professor of Chemistry, University of Glasgow:  Ferguson’s acquisition and bibliographical note on front pastedown “John Ferguson London May 4 1882. The blank leaves are a feature in this very scarce book. Before 1470.”
University of Glasgow:  Ferguson collection purchase, 1921.
Binding: Germany, 19th-century half brown morocco, marbled sides;  pale blue endpapers;  partial early title on fore-edge in ink suggesting that this and its companion had probably once been bound up with another or other works.   Size:  217 x 155 mm.
Leaf size: 213 x 148 mm.
Annotations: Frequent marginal annotations in an early hand and occasional underlining in brown ink;  bibliographical references in a 19th-century German hand on front pastedown.
Decoration: Initials and paragraph marks supplied in red throughout.


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