Jacobus de Voragine: Legenda aurea sanctorum, sive Lombardica historia.
Strassburg: [Georg Husner], 1479.
Fol. [1-28 310 4-78 810 9-138 1410 15-168 176 18-228 236 24-258 2610 27-298 306 31-358 3610 37-398 406 41-438 4410 45-486.8 49-5010].  leaves (1/1 blank).
ISTC ij00092000; GW M11307; Goff J92; C 6417; Bod-inc J-043; BSB-Ink I-74.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Mu7-x.5 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Variants:||1/2r, col. 1, lines 1-2: ‘... legen||das ...’ not as Bod-inc ‘... legen||dis ...’; 1/2v, col. 1, line 1: ‘[A]Bſcōdita ...’ not as Bod-inc ‘[A]Bcōdita ...’; 50/10r (f. 404r), final line of colophon reads ‘quadringenteſimoſeptuageſimonono’ as Bod-inc, not ‘quadringentissimoseptuagesimonono’ as Copinger.|
|Provenance:||Sankt Peter im Schwarzwald, Baden-Württemberg, Benedictine monastery of St Peter: inscription on 1/2r “Mon[aste]rij S: Petri in Hercyn:”.
Rev. J. Compton (19th century): armorial bookplate on front pastedown (Franks 6759).
David Murray (1842-1928), Glasgow lawyer, antiquary and bibliographer: bookplate on front pastedown; source unknown.
University of Glasgow: Murray library donation, 1927.
|Binding:||England, 20th century. Rebound by Douglas Cockerell and Son, Nov. 1971, in full red goatskin, replacing a binding of rebacked brown sheep over oak boards; binder’s note tipped onto rear pastedown together with sample of previous cover and previous title label. Size: 307 x 220 mm.|
|Leaf size:||292 x 213 mm.|
|Annotations:||Additional reference in an early hand added to Capitula on 3/3r (f. 19r); marginal annotation (on Julian the Apostate) in the same hand on 10/1r (f. 77r) and a single word annotation relating to the Virgin Mary also in the same hand on 46/6v (f. 368v); 16th-century marginal annotations (on St Augustine) in a different hand on 30/2r, 30/2v and 30/3r (ff. 238r, 238v and 239r); 19th/20th-century code ‘+/-’ on 1/2r and 1/2v and number ‘2’ within a circle on 1/2r, both in pencil.|
|Decoration:||Six-line initial ‘U’ supplied in reddish-purple with pen-work extensions into the margin on 3/1v (f. 17v) i.e. start of Prologus, together with a paragraph mark in red on the same page; three-line initial ‘A’ supplied in reddish-purple with pen-work extensions into the margin on 46/6r (f. 368r) i.e. start of cap. CLXXXVIII De conceptione Sancte Marie Virginis, together with a paragraph mark in red on the same page and with capital strokes in dark purple throughout the chapter; chapter heading De Sancto Stephano (cap. VIII) outlined in red; capital strokes supplied in red in cap. VII, De Sancta Anastasia.|
|Imperfections:||Wanting the blank leaf 1/1; heavily wormed thoughout, with loss of text.|