Nider, Johannes: Manuale confessorum.

Add: Dispositorium moriendi.

[Cologne: Ulrich Zel, ca. 1470]
4to.  [1-138].  [104] leaves (13/8 blank). 
ISTC in00177000;  GW M26882;  Goff N177;  BMC I 185 (IA. 2831);  Bod-inc N-078;  CIBN N-106;  BSB-Ink N-154.
Dated [c. 1470] by Bod-inc following Polain and BSB-Ink.

GIP number: N12
Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Hunterian By.3.22 (see main library entry for this item)
Variant: 13/7v (f. 103v), line 8: ‘... moꝛiendi. venerabilis’ as Bod-inc, not ‘... moriēdi. Venerabilis’ as BMC.
Provenance: Metz, Lorraine, Celestine Monastery (suppressed 1774):  ownership inscription on lower margin of 1/3r 'Istud volumen est conuent[us] b[ea]te marie celestinor[um] de metis.  Joh[ann]es nyder. 6.';  another Celestine inscription partially erased on top margin of 1/1r '... Celestinor[um] de metis'.
Louis-Léon-Félicité, duc de Brancas de Lauraguais (1733-1824):  lot 62 in Guillaume de Bure, Catalogue d’une collection de livres choisis, provenans du cabinet de M*** (Paris:  1770).
William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist:  purchased by Hunter at the Brancas de Lauraguais sale through his agent, Peter Molini, for 24 livres 1 sou;  see Molini’s bill to Hunter (University of Glasgow Library, Hunter Papers, H214).
University of Glasgow:  Hunterian bequest, 1807;  Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “N.6.9”.
Binding: France, 18th-century red goatskin;  covers decorated with a triple gold-fillet border, a small gold fleuron at each corner; gold-tooled spine; gilt-edged leaves; marbled endpapers; green silk bookmark. Size: 219 x 148 mm.
Leaf size: 214 x 140 mm.
Annotations: Occasional nota marks;  vestiges of early signatures and numbering of quires.
Decoration: Four-line initial 'Q' on 1/1r supplied in red and blue with reserved white; other initials and paragraph marks supplied in red throughout; some underlining in red.
Imperfections: None.

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