Miracles of Our Lady.
Westminster: Wynkyn de Worde, [ca. 1496]
4to. A-D6 E4.  leaves.
Only the first and third leaves of quires A-D are signed and the first leaf of quire E: "Aj", "aiij", "B", "biij", "C", "Ci" [sic], "D", "Diij", "Ei".
Woodcuts: A1r Tree of Jesse; A1v Crucifixion; E4r Wynkyn de Worde’s device.
ISTC im00268600 (heading: Maria, S. Virgo); GW M23719; Duff 297.
Unique copy: see below for full digitized version.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Hunterian Bv.3.4 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Provenance:||James West (1703-1772), politician and antiquary: lot 1482 in Bibliotheca Westiana (1773).
John Ratcliffe (1707-1776), book collector: purchased by Ratcliffe for £0.8.0 at the West sale according to the annotated copy of the West sale catalogue in University of Glasgow Library (shelfmark Mu31-a.9); Ratcliffe’s inscription “Perfect” on front flyleaf; lot 764 in Bibliotheca Ratcliffiana (1776).
William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist: purchased by Hunter for £0.15.6 at the Ratcliffe sale according to the annotated British Library copy of the Ratcliffe sale catalogue.
University of Glasgow: Hunterian bequest 1807; Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “Bd.9.23”.
|Binding:||England, full black goatskin by Douglas Cockerell & Son, Aug. 1966, replacing an 18th-century, speckled brown sheep binding decorated with double gold fillets (sample of leather from original covers and title labels mounted on rear pastedown); binder’s note tipped onto rear pastedown. Size: 194 x 140 mm.|
|Leaf size:||185 x 132 mm.|
|Annotations:||Underlining in brown ink on A6r.|
|Decoration:||On A2r and A3r vertical rules in brown ink in outer margin only, enclosing text.|
|Imperfections:||Outer margin of E1 trimmed and with small tear running into text; text of lines 6-9 damaged on E3v.|
|Digital version:||Available via Flickr.|