Marchesinus, Johannes: Mammotrectus super Bibliam.
Mainz: Peter Schoeffer, 10 Nov. 1470.
Fol. [1-410 58 6-710 88 94 (9/3+1) 10-1110 128 136 1410 154].  leaves.
Woodcut printer’s device in red.
ISTC im00232000; Goff M232; Bod-inc M-080; BSB-Ink M-154.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Hunterian Bf.1.2 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Note:||This copy collates as Bod-inc, not as BSB-Ink. Stub showing between 9/1 and 9/2.|
|Note:||Printer's pin-holes visible.|
|Provenance:||Trier, Benedictines, S. Maximinus (Imperiale Monasterium S. Maximini): inscription on 5/8r (f.48r) “Codex mo[na]sterij s[an]c[t]i maximi[ni] p[ro]pe t[r]euer[is]” and a similar inscription on 8/7v (f.75v).
Louis Jean Gaignat (1697-1768), Secretary to King Louis XV: Gaignat sale, 1769; lot 134 in Guillaume de Bure, 'Bibliographie instructive: supplément ... ou catalogue des livres de feu M. L.J. Gaignat', 2 vols (Paris: 1769).
William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist: purchased by Hunter at the Gaignat sale through his agent, Jean-Baptiste Dessain, for 55 livres 1 sou; see 'Dessain-Hunter correspondence' (University of Glasgow Library, MS Gen. 36, f.24r).
University of Glasgow: Hunterian bequest, 1807; Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “Af.2.4”.
|Binding:||France, 18th-century blue morocco decorated with triple gold fillets, a small gold fleuron at each corner; marbled endpapers; gilt-edged leaves; pink silk bookmark. Size: 339 x 245 mm.|
|Leaf size:||332 x 232 mm.|
|Annotations:||Very occasional marginal annotations and interlinear corrections in an early hand; gatherings numbered at extreme lower inner corner of first leaf recto “1”-“15”.|
|Decoration:||Decoration: Initial “I” and six-line initial “F” on 1/1r supplied in red with purple pen-work embellishment extending into margin; other initials supplied in red throughout, many with pen-work flourishes; paragraph marks and underlining supplied in red throughout; running headlines supplied in red throughout.|