Nicolaus de Hanapis: Exempla sacrae Scripturae ex utroque Testamento collecta.
[Paris: Ulrich Gering, Martin Crantz and Michael Friburger, ca. 1473]
4to. [1-910 1012].  leaves, the last blank.
ISTC in00104500; Pell 4656; CIBN N-54; BSB-Ink N-101.
The work is an abbreviated alphabetical subject-arrangement of de Hanapis's 'Virtutum vitiorumque exempla', here printed anonymously.
The text is often attributed to S. Bonaventura with title 'Biblia pauperum' (V. Scholderer in Gb Jb pp.61-62 = 50 Essays pp.140-41: Version B).
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Hunterian Bx.3.31 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Bound with:||The first of five incunabula bound together. Bound with: (2) Gerson, Johannes, De ecclesiastica potestate et de origine iuris et legum tractatus. [Paris: Ulrich Gering, Martin Crantz and Michael Friburger, ca. 1473-74]; (3) Gerson, Johannes, De auferibilitate Papae. [Paris: Ulrich Gering, Martin Crantz and Michael Friburger, ca. 1474]; (4) Gerson, Johannes, De contractibus. [Paris: Ulrich Gering, Martin Crantz and Michael Friburger, ca. 1473-74]; (5) Gerson, Johannes, Conclusiones de diversis materiis moralibus, sive De regulis mandatorum. [Paris: Ulrich Gering, Martin Crantz and Michael Friburger, ca. 1473].|
|Provenance:||Paris, Jesuits: inscription on 1/1r “Coll. Paris. Soc. IESV”.
Louis Jean Gaignat (1697-1768), Secretary to King Louis XV: Gaignat sale, 1769; lot 158 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 12 livres; see 'Dessain-Hunter correspondence' (University of Glasgow Library, MS Gen. 36, f.24r).
University of Glasgow: Hunterian bequest, 1807; Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “Af.9.24”.
|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; green silk bookmark. Size: 202 x 144 mm.|
|Leaf size:||195 x 135 mm.|
|Decoration:||Text area enclosed within red ink rules and lines of text separated by red ink rules throughout; initials, paragraph marks and capital strokes supplied in red throughout; several line fillers in red; running headings supplied in red throughout (a few cropped by binder).|