Henricus de Herpf: Speculum aureum decem praeceptorum Dei.

Mainz: Peter Schoeffer, 10 Sept. 1474.
Fol.   [112 2-1010 118 124 13-1610 174 18-2110 226 (22/5+χ1) 23-2610 276 28-3010 318 (31/1+χ1, 31/7+χ1) 32-3610 376 384 (38/3+χ1) 39-4210 43-448].   [408] leaves (1/1, 44/8 blank).
Woodcut printer’s device in red.
ISTC ih00039000;  GW 12226;  Goff H39;  BMC I 30 (IB. 187);  Bod-inc H-019;  CIBN H-21;  BSB-Ink H-218.

GIP number: H4
Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Hunterian Bf.1.3 (see main library entry for this item)
Variants: 1/2r, line 1:  “... reqirit ...” as in Bod-inc, not “... requirit ...” as in BMC;  2/1r (f. 13r), col. 1, line 10:  “... euidētiā ...” not “... euedētiā ...” as in Bod-inc, or “... euidentiā ...” as in Polain B-1864. 
Note: Printer's pin-holes visible.
Note: Stubs showing after 22/1 (f. 199), after 31/1χ (f. 283) and before 31/8 (f. 291), after 38/1 (f. 348).
Provenance: Mainz, Jesuits (founded 1559):  on 44/7r (f. 407r) is an inscription scribbled over and barely legible “Liber Collegij Moguntinj Societatis Jesu”.
Trier, North Rhine-Westphalia, Benedictines, S. Maria ad Martyres:  inscription on 1/1r “Liber Monasterij B: Mariae Virginis ad SS: Martyres prope Treviros”.
Louis Jean Gaignat (1697-1768), Secretary to King Louis XV:  Gaignat sale, 1769;  lot 341 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 50 livres 1 sou;  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 “Ag.6.9”.
Binding: France, 18th-century blue goatskin;  covers decorated with a triple gold-fillet border, a small gold fleuron at each corner;  gold-tooled spine;  marbled endpapers;  gilt-edged leaves.   Size:  341 x 242 mm. 
Leaf size: 332 x 227 mm. 
Annotations: Evidence of early numbering of quires in arabic numerals on first recto of each quire, starting at quire 2 and omitting the Tabula (quire 1);  heavily erased (ownership?) inscription (unread under ultraviolet light) in lower margin of 1/2r.
Decoration: Initials supplied in red throughout;  underlining of chapter headings, paragraph marks and capital strokes in red throughout;  printed marginal reference letters highlighted in red;  running ‘sermo’ headings supplied in red;  catchwords supplied in red on final verso of each quire. 
Imperfections: Wanting the blank leaf 44/8. 

Colophon and printer’s device in Henricus de Herpf: Speculum aureum decem praeceptorum Dei