Mamoris, Petrus: Flagellum maleficorum.

Add:  Henricus de Gorichen:  Tractatus de superstitiosis quibusdam casibus.

[Lyons:  Nicolaus Philippi? ca. 1488]
4to.   a-f8.   [48] leaves.
a1 (title-page) not signed, a2 signed “a.i.”, a3 signed “a ij.”;  b1 signed “b. i”, b2 unsigned, b3 signed “b ij” (and quires c-f similarly signed).

ISTC im00103570;  GW M20183;  C 3786;  Jammes M-3;  IBE 3734.

Note:  IBE has imprint:  [Lugduni:  Nicolaus Philippi (Pistoris) et Marcus Reinhardi, ca. 1480-82].

In Jammes' transcription of a2r, line 2, read “m” for each terminal “s” and likewise the terminal “s” of the first word “petrus” in line 3.

GIP number: M10
Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Ferguson Am-z.40 (see main library entry for this item)
Variant: a2r, line 3:  “... mamoꝛis natione lemouicenſis ...”, not as in Copinger “... mamoris lemouiciensis ...”
Provenance: Jacobus Rozellus/Jacques Rozelli (late 16th century), senator of Nîmes:  inscription on a1r (title-page) “Ex libris Jacobi Rozelli senatoris Nemaus.”
Hugh Welch Diamond (1809-1886), psychiatrist and photographer:  signature in ink on first front flyleaf “Hugh W. Diamond”.
John Ferguson (1837-1916), Professor of Chemistry, University of Glasgow:  Ferguson’s pencil acquisition note on verso of front free endpaper “J.F. Feb. 13 1880”;  source unknown.
University of Glasgow:  Ferguson collection purchase, 1921.
Binding: 19th-century, half mottled brown calf, marbled sides;  brown endpapers;  sprinkled brown-edged leaves.   Size:  191 x 139 mm.
Leaf size: 184 x 134 mm.
Annotations: Occasional 16th-century marginal annotations, mainly extracting keywords;  occasional underlining and nota marks;  “51/266” and “Flagellum 51” in pencil in a 19th-century hand on verso of front endpaper;  19th-century price code “x-dm-y” in pencil on rear flyleaf;  19th-century pencil annotations on rear free endpaper including the number “127”, a price code “be/”, “Witches” and “a remarkable and rare book on Witchcraft”.
Decoration: None.
Imperfections: None.

Title-page with ownership inscription from Mamoris, Petrus: Flagellum maleficorum