Nider, Johannes: Formicarius.
Augsburg: Anton Sorg, [ca. 1484].
Fol. a-s10 t-v6.  leaves (a1, v6 blank).
ISTC in00176000; GW M26845; Goff N176; BMC II 351 (IB. 5978); Bod-inc N-077; CIBN N-105; BSB-Ink N-153.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Ferguson An-y.9 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Provenance:||Rev. John Williams (1798-1873), of Bryntirion, vicar of Spelsbury, Oxon.: armorial book-plate on front pastedown, with his name added in ink.
Richard George Andrews (fl. late 19th century), bookseller, 8 Red Lion Passage, London: sold book to John Ferguson.
John Ferguson (1837-1916), Professor of Chemistry, University of Glasgow: acquisition note on front pastedown "JF London 24 May 1898" and “Andrews Red Lion Passage” on rear pastedown (both in pencil).
University of Glasgow: Ferguson collection purchase, 1921.
|Binding:||19th-century red sheep; gilt spine title with date “circa 1471”; sprinkled red-edged leaves. Size: 270 x 190 mm.|
|Leaf size:||259 x 185 mm.|
|Annotations:||Occasional early marginal annotations; occasional nota marks, manicules and corrections to printed guide letters; erased ownership(?) inscription on a2r; various unread pencil codes on front and rear pastedowns.|
|Decoration:||Some initials supplied sketchily in pencil.|
|Imperfections:||Wanting the blank leaves a1 and v6; heavily wormed throughout, with many letters lost or damaged.|