Leonardus de Utino: Quadragesimale aureum.

[Venice:  Franciscus Renner, de Heilbronn, not after 23 Oct.] 1471.
4to.   [1-1310 148 15-1910 208 216].   [202] 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.
Imperfections: None.

 

Book label of Sir Mark Masterman Sykes in Leonardus de Utino: Quadragesimale aureum