Nider, Johannes: Sermones de tempore et de sanctis cum quadragesimali.

Speyer:  Peter Drach, 13 Nov. 1479.
Fol.   [110 2-98 1010 11-198 2010 218 2210 23-318 32-336].   [268] leaves.
Woodcut printer’s device.
ISTC in00217000;  GW M26963;  Goff N217;  BMC II 490 (IB. 8483);  Bod-inc N-100;  CIBN N-137;  BSB-Ink N-172.

GIP number: N15
Shelf-mark: Sp Coll BD7-c.5 (see main library entry for this item)
Provenance: Schönau, Hesse-Nassau, Benedictines, S. Florinus:  15th/16th-century inscription on 1/1r 'Libru[m] istu[m] [con]tulit s[an]c[t]o florino in sconaug d[omi]n[u]s osualdus pleban[us] n[oste]r in lipporn req[ui]escat in pace' followed by manuscript title in a different hand and by a shelfmark 'H XII P' (the latter in red ink);  shelfmark 'B8' in black ink on fore-edge;  shelfmark 'H.xij' in black ink on lower edge.
Osualdus (fl. 15th/16th century), ‘Dominus Plebanus’ in Lipporn:  see above.
William Euing (1788-1874), insurance broker, Glasgow:  source unknown;  an early Euing inventory number '60' in pencil on front pastedown and verso of front free endpaper.
University of Glasgow:  presented by Euing in 1872 according to University Library book-plate on front pastedown.
Binding: Scotland, 19th-century blind-tooled calf over bevelled boards;  binder’s ticket ‘Bound by Carss & Coy. Glasgow’;  thin parchment manuscript guards visible at the middle of each quire;  eight parchment tabs.   Size:  307 x 227 mm.
Leaf size: 297 x 212 mm.
Annotations: Occasional early marginal annotations, nota marks and corrections of text, e.g. in quire 7.
Decoration: Seven-line initial ‘C’ on 19/6v (f. 154v) supplied in dull red on a square ground of brown pen-work decoration extending into the centre margin;  a similar six-line initial ‘V’ on 23/1r (f. 185r);  all other initials supplied in red;  paragraph marks in red.
Imperfections: None.


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