Nicolaus de Hanapis: Auctoritates utriusque Testamenti.
[Strassburg: Heinrich Eggestein, ca. 1475-80]
Fol. [1-68].  leaves.
ISTC in00103300; Goff B848; BMC I 72.
The work is an abbreviated alphabetical subject-arrangement of de Hanapis's 'Virtutum vitiorumque exempla', here printed anonymously, but often attributed to St Bonaventura, and so entered by BMC (see MS note in reprint and V. Scholderer in Gb Jb (1936) pp.61-62 = 50 Essays pp.140-41: Version B).
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Hunterian Be.3.23 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Bound with:||The first of two incunabula bound together. Bound with: Gobius, Johannes (junior), Scala coeli. Lübeck: [Lucas Brandis], 1476.|
|Provenance:||Louis Jean Gaignat (1697-1768), Secretary to King Louis XV: Gaignat sale, 1769; lot 374 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 28 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 “Ad.8.13”.
|Binding:||France, 18th-century red morocco decorated with triple gold fillets, a small gold fleuron at each corner; gold-tooled spine; marbled endpapers; gilt-edged leaves; turquoise silk bookmark. Size: 277 x 215 mm.|
|Leaf size:||268 x 204 mm.|
|Annotations:||At head of first column on 1/1r “De abstine[n]cia ...”; single word correction on 2/6r (f.14r).|
|Decoration:||Initials, paragraph marks and capital strokes supplied in red throughout.|