Michael Scotus: Liber physiognomiae.
[Toulouse: Henricus Mayer, between 1486 and 1488]
4to. a-h8.  leaves. a2 signed “a.”, a3 signed “a.ii.”, and thereafter only the first and third leaves of each quire are signed e.g. “b”, “b.ii.”
ISTC im00556500; GW M23299; BMC VIII 358 (IA. 42442).
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Ferguson Al-b.54 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Provenance:||H. Guyon (fl. 1625): inscription on a1r “Ex Libris H. Guyon S.T.D. aggr[eg.] 1625” and a similar inscription on the inner margin of a4r.
Anatole Claudin (1833-1906), bookseller, Paris: sold book to John Ferguson.
John Ferguson (1837-1916), Professor of Chemistry, University of Glasgow: purchased 29 Nov. 1884 according to Ferguson’s pencil acquisition note on front pastedown “JF 29. xi. 84” and note of his supplier "Claudin" on rear pastedown.
University of Glasgow: Ferguson collection purchase, 1921.
|Binding:||France, 19th-century marbled paper-covered boards, cloth spine; red-edged leaves. Size: 194 x 129 mm.|
|Leaf size:||186 x 122 mm.|
|Annotations:||Underlining on a8; initial “D” supplied in brown ink on b2r in place of absent guide-letter.|