Nicolaus Salernitanus: Antidotarium.
Add: Quid pro quo; Synonyma.
Venice: Nicolaus Jenson, 1471.
4to. [1-88 96].  leaves (1/1, 9/6 blank).
ISTC in00160000; GW M26762; Goff N160; BMC V 170 (IA. 19636); Bod-inc N-067.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Ferguson Am-z.41 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Provenance:||Unidentified, 16th-century Italian(?) coat of arms within a laurel wreath on 1/2r, tentatively described as: a fess argent charged with a serpent(?) or, in chief vert an unidentified object gules, in base the dexter side vert an eight-pointed mullet gules, the sinister side gules an eight-pointed mullet argent.
John Ferguson (1837-1916), Professor of Chemistry, University of Glasgow: Ferguson’s pencil acquisition date “1907” on front pastedown; source unknown.
University of Glasgow: Ferguson collection purchase, 1921.
|Binding:||England, 19th-century blind-tooled dark brown goatskin, gold-tooled title on spine and in centre of both covers; gilt-edged leaves; binder’s stamp in gilt on turn-in at foot of front board “Bound by Riviere & Son”. Housed in a slip case. Size: 227 x 159 mm.|
|Leaf size:||223 x 153 mm.|
|Annotations:||Bookseller’s catalogue number “Nicolaus 151” on front free endpaper, together with a 19th-century price code “Pa/n/d”; another 19th-century price code “ig/ig/-” on rear pastedown (all in pencil).|
|Decoration:||On 1/2r a six-line epigraphic initial “E” is supplied in gold on a square red ground and embellished with dark grey and gold interlacing; numerous other initials (all of two lines) supplied in alternate red and blue throughout; unidentified coat of arms on 1/2r (see Provenance).|
|Imperfections:||Wanting the blank leaves 1/1 and 9/6.|