Mancinus, Dominicus: Carmen de passione Christi.

Add:  Oratio ad Virginem.

[Paris: Ulrich Gering, ca. 1484]
4to.   a-b8.   [16] leaves.
Newly identified edition, as verified by GW (March 2011).
ISTC im00148900;  GW M2037833.

Note:  Imprint details suggested by GW (March, 2011) following typographical analysis by GW.  Also ascribed to [Paris: Johannes Higman, c.1488].  For a closely similar edition, see ISTC im00149000 (GW M2037834).  And for a description of the two editions, see the online Annmary Brown Memorial Library catalogue record  The setting of the Glasgow copy is identical to that of the Bibliothèque Mazarine, Inc 755 Pièce 5, digitized at, though that copy (July 2017) is entered at ISTC im00149000.

GIP number: M13
Shelf-mark: Sp Coll T.C.L. 451 (see main library entry for this item)
Provenance: Edward Knight (fl. 1857-1874), bookseller, Islington, London:  sold book to William Euing.
William Euing (1788-1874), insurance broker, Glasgow:  purchased from Knight 25 Apr. 1868 according to Euing’s pencil acquisition note and price code “25.4.68  i/- EKnt” on verso of front free endpaper, together with his inventory number “No 3716”.
Free Church College Library, Glasgow (later Trinity College Library), founded 1856:  presented to the College by William Euing, May 1872 (see GUL MS Euing 50);  oval embossed ownership stamp “Free Church College Library, Glasgow” on a1r and b4r;  traces of erased Trinity College Library shelfmark on verso of front free endpaper.
University of Glasgow:  Trinity College Library placed on permanent deposit in Glasgow University Library in 1974 by the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland.
Binding: England, 19th-century half brown goatskin, marbled sides;  gold-tooled spine;  marbled endpapers;  sprinkled red-edged leaves;  binder’s stamp at lower edge of verso of front free endpaper “Tuckett Binder to the Queen”.   Size:  206 x 144 mm.
Leaf size: 200 x 139 mm.
Annotations: None.
Decoration: Initials and paragraph marks supplied in red or blue throughout;  capital strokes supplied in yellow throughout.
Imperfections: None.


Ligature ‘ae’ in Mancinus, Dominicus: Carmen de passione Christi