Gerson, Johannes: De pollutione nocturna.
[Cologne: Ulrich Zell, ca. 1467]
4to. [1-28].  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.|