Institoris, Henricus and Sprenger, Jacobus: Malleus maleficarum.

[Speyer:  Peter Drach, ca. 1495]
4to.   a6 b-d8 e-z6 A-E6 F-G8.   [190] leaves.
ISTC ii00167300;  GW M12480;  Goff I165;  BMC II 498 (IA. 8634);  CIBN I-55;  BSB-Ink I-228.

On the date see BSB-Ink.   Dated [1492?] in Goff.

On the authorship, see G. Jerouschek (ed.), Malleus maleficarum 1487 (Hildesheim:  1992), pp. XL-XLIII.   Author's name also recorded as Heinrich Kramer.

GIP number: I4
Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Ferguson An-y.29 (see main library entry for this item)
Provenance: John Ferguson (1837-1916), Professor of Chemistry, University of Glasgow:  Ferguson’s acquisition date on verso of front free endpaper “John Ferguson Nov. 13 - 1888”;  source unknown.
University of Glasgow:  Ferguson collection purchase, 1921. 
Binding: 19th-century half dark green goatskin, marbled paper sides;  brown endpapers;  sprinkled brown-edged leaves.   Size:  194 x 142 mm. 
Leaf size: 189 x 132 mm. 
Annotations: Occasional marginal notes in a 16th-century hand (many cropped by binder);  occasional paragraph and nota marks;  running headline “Prima pars” on recto leaves from b3 to f4;  on a1r a quotation in French from Leviticus 19:31, in a 16th/17th-century hand, followed by a motto in the same hand in Greek “καλως  τελωνησαντι” and in Latin “bene sit publicum curanti”;  18th/19th-century shelfmark on a1r “C---35”;  19th-century pencil number “622” on verso of front free endpaper;  unread pencil code on rear free endpaper.
Decoration: None. 
Imperfections: None. 

Title-page with annotations of Institoris, Henricus and Jacobus Sprenger: Malleus maleficarum