Henricus de Balma: Stimulus amoris.
Edited by Johannes Quentin.
Paris: Georg Mittelhus, 4 Apr. 1493.
8vo. A-R8.  leaves (R7-8 blank).
ISTC ib00965000; GW 4823; Goff B965; BMC VIII 126 (IA. 40057); Bod-inc B-458; CIBN B-682.
Though traditionally attributed to Saint Bonaventura, this is a compilation by Henricus de Balma, incorporating the Stimulus amoris of Jacobus Mediolanensis - cf. CIBN B-680.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll BE6-h.13 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Note:||Blind impression of one line of type on A1.|
|Variant:||Setting of quires A and B is as GW's main transcription, not as GW Anm.|
|Bound with:||The second of two incunabula bound together. Bound with: Guilelmus de Lanicia, Diaeta salutis. Paris: Pierre Le Dru, 30 June 1498 (G56).|
|Provenance:||Joannes Leddippe (16th century): inscriptions on A1r “Codex Joannis Leddippe” and “Liber Joannis Leddippe & amicorum”.
University of Glasgow: source unknown; shelfmark “I. f5. n.” (lightly scored through) on a3r of first item in volume matching entry “Stimulus Divini amoris per Bonaventuram in 8vo Edit: Paris: 1493 [sic]. Mancus” in Catalogus librorum Bibliothecae Universitatis Glasguensis anno 1691 (University of Glasgow Library, MS Gen. 1313); a later University Library shelfmark “CL f5 [rest of shelfmark cropped]” on a3r of first item in volume; not recorded in A. Arthur, Catalogus impressorum librorum in Bibliotheca Universitatis Glasguensis (Glasguae: 1791).
|Binding:||Scotland, 19th-century calf, bevelled edges (probably by Carss & Co., Glasgow); marbled endpapers; red-edged leaves. Size: 140 x 95 mm.|
|Leaf size:||135 x 89 mm.|
|Annotations:||Single marginal annotation in an early hand on K4v; number “24/390” in pencil in a 19th-century hand on rear flyleaf (probably a binder’s job number).|
|Imperfections:||Wanting the blank leaves R7-8.|