Institoris, Henricus and Sprenger, Jacobus: Malleus maleficarum.
[Speyer: Peter Drach, ca. 1495]
4to. a6 b-d8 e-z6 A-E6 F-G8.  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.
|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.|