Magni, Jacobus: Sophologium.
[Strassburg: Printer of Henricus Ariminensis (Georg Reyser?), ca. 1476]
Fol. [1-238 246].  leaves (1/1, 24/6 blank).
ISTC im00042000; GW M17663; Goff M42; BMC I 81 (IB. 908); Bod-inc M-013; CIBN L-101; BSB-Ink M-22.
Author also known as Jacques Legrand.
Date taken from CIBN L-101; Sack (Freiburg) 2229 dates [ca. 1477]; BSB-Ink dates [ca. 1474-79].
Printed in type 2:93G of the editions ascribed by Kurt Ohly to Georg Reyser; the ascription is queried by Paul Needham (see Doheny sale, Christie's, N.Y., 22 Oct. 1987, lot 19).
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll BD7-c.14 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Variant:||1/4r, line 3: “pꝛouidēte” as in Sack, not “prouidente” as in BMC.|
|Provenance:||Edward Knight (fl. 1857-1874), bookseller, Islington, London: sold book to William Euing.
William Euing (1788-1874), insurance broker, Glasgow: purchased from Knight 5 July 1864 according to Euing’s pencil annotation with price code on 1/2r “5 7 64 Knt bx/-”; Euing’s pencil inventory number “No. 4355” and superseded inventory number "No 132" on front pastedown.
University of Glasgow: Euing bequest, 1874.
|Binding:||Scotland, 19th-century blind-tooled, panelled brown calf; red leather title label on spine; binder’s ticket on front pastedown “J. Carss & Co. Bookbinders, 31 Argyle Street, Glasgow.” Size: 304 x 220 mm.|
|Leaf size:||295 x 210 mm.|
|Annotations:||Occasional marginal annotations in an early hand; occasional nota marks.|
|Decoration:||Initials in quires 1-4 supplied in red (some decorated with grotesque faces and pen-flourishing); some paragraph marks and capital strokes supplied in red in the same quires, thereafter an occasional initial supplied in red or brown ink (also decorated with grotesque faces).|
|Imperfections:||Wanting the blank leaves 1/1 and 24/6.|