Leonardus de Utino: Quadragesimale aureum.
[Venice: Franciscus Renner, de Heilbronn, not after 23 Oct.] 1471.
4to. [1-1310 148 15-1910 208 216].  leaves.
ISTC il00140000; Goff L140; BMC V 191; Bod-inc L-071.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll BD9-e.2 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Variant:||6/1 (f. 51) straight-shanked “h” only as BMC's second copy (IB.19823); 16/3r (f. 151r) straight-shanked “h” only - as BMC’s first copy (IB.19824).|
|Note:||Printer's pin-holes visible.|
|Provenance:||Brescia, monastery of S. Florianus: early ownership inscription on 21/5v (f. 201v) “Iste lib[er] est conuentus sancti floriani: extra muros Brixie”; other inscriptions denoting the same provenance on 1/1r and 21/6v (f. 202v).
Sir Mark Masterman Sykes (1771-1823), 3rd Bt, of Sledmere House, Driffield, East Yorkshire: oval leather armorial book label, gilt, on front pastedown; lot 119 in 'Catalogue of the splendid, curious, and extensive library of the late Sir Mark Masterman Sykes, Bart. Part the second' (London: Evans, 1824).
John Henry Bohn (ca. 1757-1843), bookseller, London: purchased book at Sykes sale for £1.18.0 according to the annotated copy of the Sykes sale catalogue in University of Glasgow Library (Mu37-d.7).
William Euing (1788-1874), insurance broker, Glasgow: source unknown; Euing’s armorial bookplate on front free endpaper.
University of Glasgow: presented by Euing in 1872 according to one of the two University Library bookplates on front pastedown.
|Binding:||18th-century gold-tooled vellum decorated with fillets and corner pieces; gold-tooled spine (including a representation of an obelisk), brown leather spine label; marbled endpapers; sprinkled red-edged leaves; brown silk bookmark. Size: 276 x 209 mm.|
|Leaf size:||272 x 204 mm.|
|Annotations:||Frequent marginal annotations throughout in a 15th/16th-century hand; frequent interlinear corrections of text; occasional pointing hands; chapter headings frequently supplied in red ink; rectos foliated at extreme top right-hand corner in an early hand (in red ink up to leaf 26, thereafter in brown ink) - many leaf numbers cropped by binder; folio numbers added to the list of sermons on 21/6r (f. 202r).|
|Decoration:||Four-line initial “T” on 1/1r supplied in red with brown pen-work decoration; other initials supplied in red or in purple with red decoration throughout; paragraph marks and capital strokes supplied in red (some lower case letters also included) on every page up to 14/2r (f. 132r), thereafter less frequently.|