Michael Scotus: Liber physiognomiae.
[Lyons: Nicolaus Philippi and Marcus Reinhart, ca. 1478]
4to. [1-88].  leaves.
ISTC im00551500; GW M23292; BSB-Ink M-377; H 14548*; IGI 6418.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Ferguson An-c.20 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Provenance:||Micer Royo (fl. 18th century): on 5/7v (f. 39v) annotation (slightly cropped) in capitals “Este libro es de Micer Royo”.
Michel Chasles (1793-1880), French mathematician and Académicien: lot 1189 in Catalogue de la bibliothèque scientifique ... de feu M. Michel Chasles (Paris: Claudin, 1881).
John Ferguson (1837-1916), Professor of Chemistry, University of Glasgow: purchased at the Chasles sale 1 Aug. 1881 according to Ferguson’s pencil acquisition note on front pastedown “JF 1. 8. 81 Chasles Sale 1189”.
University of Glasgow: Ferguson collection purchase, 1921.
|Binding:||France, 19th-century marbled boards, cloth spine; paper title label with gilt lettering; date “1485” at foot of spine. Size: 207 x 160 mm.|
|Leaf size:||199 x 151 mm.|
|Annotations:||Frequent marginal notes in Latin in various early hands; a few marginal annotations in Spanish (18th century); some underlining, manicules and nota marks.|
|Decoration:||Initials, paragraph marks and line fillers supplied in red throughout.|