Missale. Missale Bambergense (Bamberg).
Bamberg: Johann Pfeyl, 29 May 1499.
Fol. π8 a10 b-d8 e-f10 g-i8 k-l10 m-n8 o10 p8 χ8 2χ8 3χ12-1 (3χ2 cancelled) q10 r-s8 t10 v-y8 z10 ⁊8 ↄ8 ŧ10 aa-ff8. , CXXXI, , CLXIIII-CCCVII [i.e. 311] leaves (p8 blank).
ISTC im00647000; GW M24237; Goff M647; Oates 277; Weale-Bohatta 132; CIBN M-408; BSB-Ink M-418.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll BD9-b.2 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Note:||Quire 3χ is printed on parchment.|
|Note:||Blind impression of one line of type in the top and and lower margins of p7.|
|Note:||Printer's pin-holes visible on π8 and in quires χ, 2χ, 3χ.|
|Note:||Stub showing of cancelled leaf 3χ2.|
|Provenance:||Augustus Frederick (1773-1843), Duke of Sussex: armorial bookplate on front pastedown with handwritten shelfmark “BB.h.6” in ink; lot 4374 in Bibliotheca Sussexiana. Catalogue of the ... library of ... the late Duke of Sussex. Part I (1844); sold for £4.18.0 according to the annotated copy of the Sussex sale catalogue in University of Glasgow Library (shelfmark BD17-e.15).
William Euing (1788-1874), insurance broker, Glasgow: source unknown; purchased 28 Sept. 1854 according to Euing’s acquisition note giving date and price code in pencil “28 9 54 bg/” on front pastedown, together with an early Euing inventory number “No 77”.
University of Glasgow: presented by Euing in 1872 according to one of two University Library bookplates on front pastedown.
|Binding:||Germany, 16th-century blind-tooled pigskin over wooden boards. The front cover is decorated with intersecting fillets to form a centre panel bordered by three frames; the panel is divided by fillets into lozenge and triangular-shaped compartments which are decorated with separate stamps of an acorn on a branch of oak leaves and a lozenge-shaped floral stamp; the first frame is decorated with the same floral stamp, a lozenge-shaped stamp of an eagle, and a worn octagonal stamp of a griffin(?); the octagonal stamp is occasionally used in the second frame; the outer frame is undecorated. The rear cover is decorated with intersecting fillets to form a centre panel bordered by two frames; the panel is divided by fillets from corner to corner to form four triangles, each containing a separate stamp of an acorn on a branch of oak leaves; the first frame is decorated with the acorn stamp and the octagonal stamp of a griffin(?); the outer frame is undecorated. Spine undecorated; 19th-century black leather title label added to spine; evidence from circular impressions and nail holes of corner and centre bosses on each cover – all now lost; evidence of two clasps – both lost; evidence of numerous tabs – all removed; 19th-century endpapers (originals not preserved). Size: 377 × 256 mm.|
|Leaf size:||363 x 245 mm.|
|Annotations:||Brief annotation in a 16th-century hand on c2r; leaf p2 signed “p” and signature corrected by hand to “pij”; 19th-century price “5. 5-” in pencil on front free endpaper.|
|Decoration:||The woodcut on π8v of the patron saints Henricus and Cunegundis (i.e. the Holy Roman Emperor Henry II and his wife, Cunegunde of Luxembourg) holding in their hands Bamberg cathedral is coloured by hand; woodcut initial “T” on 3χ6r representing the sacrifice of Isaac is coloured by hand; a hand-coloured roundel depicting the Paschal Lamb is supplied in the lower margin of 3χ10v.|
|Imperfections:||Wanting the blank leaf p8 (stub showing) and leaf 3χ5 containing a woodcut of the Crucifixion.|