Leonardus de Utino: Sermones de sanctis.
[Cologne: Ulrich Zel], 1473.
Fol. [1-1010 1112 12-1910 208 2110 (21/9+χ1) 22-3210 338 34-4310 44-458 4610 47-488].  leaves, (45/8, 48/8 i.e. ff. 445, 471 blank).
ISTC il00150000; GW M17887; Goff L150; BMC I 192 (IB. 2959); Bod-inc L-078; CIBN L-122; BSB-Ink L-107.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll BD7-c.1 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Variant:||In this copy the inserted leaf in quire 21 (a half leaf) has two columns each of eleven lines printed on both recto and verso - in contrast to the copies described in BMC and Polain(B) 2478, where the inserted leaf has two columns each of twenty-three lines on the upper half of the recto (with the verso entirely blank).|
|Note:||The alphabetical list of contents (quires 46-48 i.e. ff. 446-471) is bound at the beginning.|
|Note:||Printer's pin-holes visible.|
|Note:||Stub showing between 21/1 and 21/2 (ff. 201 and 202).|
|Bound with:||The first of two incunabula bound together. Bound with: Auerbach, Johannes, Summa de sacramentis. [Strassburg: Printer of Henricus Ariminensis (Georg Reyser?), not after 1474] (A111).|
|Provenance:||Pelplin, Gdańsk, Poland, Cistercians, BVM: inscription on 46/1r (f. 446r) “Liber B.M. in Polplin”.
Pelplin, Gdańsk, Poland: Seminarium Episcopale: book label “Ex Bibliotheca Seminarii Clericalis Episcopalis Culmensis Pelplini” on 46/1r.
John Mozley Stark (fl. 1851-1888), bookseller, stationer, printer, and publisher, Hull & London: sold book to William Euing.
William Euing (1788-1874), insurance broker, Glasgow: bought book from Stark 5 June 1854 according to Euing’s pencil acquisition note with price code “5. 6. 54 dg/. Stark” written on the book label of the Seminarium Episcopale; Euing’s inventory number in pencil “No 74” on front pastedown.
University of Glasgow: presented by Euing, 1862; see GUL MS Gen. 1089, Books presented to the University Library, 1845-63.
|Binding:||15th/16th-century blind-tooled calf over wooden boards; covers decorated with intersecting triple fillets to form an outer frame and a centre panel; the panel is divided by intersecting triple fillets into lozenge and triangular-shaped compartments, with a six-petalled flower stamp at each intersection and a separate triple-leaf stamp within each compartment; the frame is decorated with a repeated scroll-like tool and has the same flower stamp at each corner; remains of two clasps (with signs of catch plates on front board); evidence of manuscript strips used as guards; faded and indistinct manuscript title on upper edge of text block; signs of a deleted shelf-mark(?) on fore-edge; rebacked in 19th/20th century when original endpapers were replaced. Size: 315 x 222 mm.|
|Leaf size:||292 x 208 mm.|
|Annotations:||Occasional marginal annotations in a 15th/16th-century hand, more numerous in quires 14-16 and 29; evidence of early catchwords and numbering of quires; in the inner margin of 21/9v (f. 209v) is a manicule directed at the following inserted half-leaf - see Variant above - and on the recto of that half-leaf is a note in an early hand advising its correct position as the penultimate leaf in quire 21; foliated in ink “1”-“449” (with errors) in an 18th-century hand from 1/2-45/7 (ff. 2-444); references to that foliation added to the index of chapters on 1/1v; number “1-171” in pencil in a 19th-century hand on rear free endpaper; number “285/e2” in pencil on University Library bookplate (probably the job number relating to the reback).|
|Decoration:||Some initials supplied in brown ink.|
|Imperfections:||Wanting the blank leaves 45/8 (f. 445) and 48/8 (f. 471).|