Hugo (Ripelin) Argentinensis: Compendium theologicae veritatis.
With shortened ending.
Venice: Christophorus Arnoldus, 5 Apr. 1476.
4to. [1-208].  leaves (1/1 blank).
ISTC ia00232000; GW 604; Goff A232; BMC V 205 (IA. 19988); Bod-inc A-109; CIBN A-138; BSB-Ink H-398.
Collation as BMC, not as the misprinted GW [a-n8].
Traditionally attributed to Albertus Magnus, now to Hugo (Ripelin) Argentinensis - see M. Grabmann, Mittelalterliches Geistesleben, vol.1 (München: 1926) pp. 174-185.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Hunterian By.3.3 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Provenance:||Saulus/Sauli (16th century), of Brescia: partially legible inscription on 1/2r (f. 2r) “Ad vsu[m] [...] Sauli brix”.
Louis Jean Gaignat (1697-1768), Secretary to King Louis XV: Gaignat sale, 1769; lot 265 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 6 livres 19 sous; see Dessain-Hunter correspondence (University of Glasgow Library, MS Gen. 36, f. 24v).
University of Glasgow: Hunterian bequest, 1807; Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “As.8.11”.
|Binding:||France, 18th-century red goatskin; covers decorated with a triple gold-fillet border, a small gold fleuron at each corner; gold-tooled spine; marbled endpapers; gilt-edged leaves; turquoise silk bookmark. Size: 210 x 141 mm.|
|Leaf size:||204 x 135 mm.|
|Annotations:||Heavily deleted early ownership inscription on 20/8r (f. 160r) beginning ‘Iste l[i]b[er] ...’; single marginal keyword on 6/7r (f. 47r); evidence of early foliation and running book numbers (many cropped); recto leaves 1/2-4 have signature ‘a’ in upper right hand corner; on 1/1r is a list in a 17th-century hand of books 1-7 with references to the manuscript foliation described above; number resembling ‘2C’ (a shelfmark?) in an early hand on 1/1v; numbers ‘160, 20’ in a later hand also on 1/1v; pencil number ‘12’ on 1/2r.|
|Decoration:||Three-line initial “V” in col. 1 of 1/2r supplied in blue and embellished with now heavily faded pen-work decoration extending into inner margin; six-line initial “D” in col. 2 of 1/2v supplied in crimson, pink, blue and green on a square gold ground, with floral decoration extending into the centre margin; other initials and paragraph marks supplied in alternate red and blue throughout, some of the paragraph marks having additional pen-flourishing extending into the margin.|