Hermes Trismegistus: De potestate et sapientia Dei.
Translated by Marsilius Ficinus.
Venice: Damianus de Mediolano, de Gorgonzola, 10 May 1493.
4to. a-h4.  leaves.
ISTC ih00081000; Goff H81; BMC V 543; GW 12314.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Ferguson An-y.19 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Provenance:||S.M.M.: unidentified Italian(?) 16th/17th-century woodcut book stamp on a1r: within an oval cartouche of winged heads and winged caryatids, the initials “‧S‧ ‧M‧ ‧M‧” and the resurrected Christ holding a banner.
Wilfrid Michael Voynich (1865-1930), bookseller, London: ‘N22 231’ in pencil on front pastedown i.e. item 231, price £2.10.0, in Catalogue of old and rare books, no. 22 (London: 1907).
John Ferguson (1837-1916), Professor of Chemistry, Glasgow University: ‘JF Jan 7 1908’ in pencil on front pastedown; ‘wmv’ in pencil on rear pastedown.
University of Glasgow: Ferguson collection purchase, 1921.
|Binding:||18th-century half vellum, decorated paper sides; spine title in ink. Size: 226 x 170 mm.|
|Leaf size:||212 x 158 mm.|
|Annotations:||Frequent marginal annotations (some cropped) - mainly extracting keywords - in two 16th-century hands; ‘No 172’ in ink on front pastedown; number ‘2.328’ in ink on a1r; ‘SC615’ in pencil on rear pastedown.|