Nicolaus de Ausmo: Supplementum Summae Pisanellae et Canones poenitentiales fratris Astensis et Consilia Alexandri de Nevo contra Judaeos foenerantes.

Venice:  Franciscus Renner, de Heilbronn, and Nicolaus de Frankfordia, 1476.
Fol.   [1-810 98 1010 11-128 13-3510 3612].   [356] leaves, the first blank.
ISTC in00067000;  Goff N67;  BMC V 193.

Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Hunterian Bw.2.22 (see main library entry for this item)
Provenance: Mario Maffei (1463-1537), from Volterra, Tuscany;  Bishop of Aquino 1516-25;  Bishop of Cavaillon 1525-37:  ‘De fig[liuo]li et Eredi di m Mario Maffei’ on 1/2r together with Maffei’s arms painted within a laurel wreath in lower margin:  azure, a demi-stag salient argent.  Not listed in José Ruysschaert, ‘Recherche des deux bibliothèques romaines Maffei des XVe et XVIe siècles, La Bibliofilia, 60 (1958), 306-55.
Louis Jean Gaignat (1697-1768), Secretary to King Louis XV:  Gaignat sale, 1769;  lot 270 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 15 livres 1 sou;  see 'Dessain-Hunter correspondence' (University of Glasgow Library, MS Gen. 36, f.25r).
University of Glasgow:  Hunterian bequest, 1807;  Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “Ac.b.16”.
Binding: France, 18th-century dark blue morocco decorated with triple gold fillets, a small gold fleuron at each corner;  gold-tooled spine;  gilt-edged leaves underlaid with marbling;  marbled endpapers;  green silk bookmark.   Size:  282 x 204 mm.
Leaf size: 276 x 193 mm.
Annotations: Occasional pointing hand;  marginal annotations in red ink in gathering 34 (ff. 225-234) repeating the printed rubrics.
Decoration: Fourteen-line initial ‘Q’ on 1/2r supplied in shades of purple on a square gold ground, with floral decoration in purple, blue, green and gold in the body of the letter and with decorative extensions in purple, blue and gold in the inner and centre margins;  also on 1/2r a four-line initial ‘A’ supplied in gold on a background of purple, blue and green;  other initials and paragraph marks supplied in red or blue.
Imperfections: Wanting the first blank leaf and the last two gatherings 35 and 36 i.e. the final 22 leaves containing the 'Consilia Alexandri de Nevo'.

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