Nider, Johannes: De contractibus mercatorum.
[Cologne]: Conrad Winters, de Homborch, [ca. 1479]
4to. a-d8.  leaves, the first and last blank.
ISTC in00172000; Goff N172; Polain(B) 2886; Bod-inc N-074.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Mu15-c.22 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Provenance:||David Murray (1842-1928), Glasgow lawyer, antiquary and bibliographer: bookplate on front pastedown and Murray’s notes on the author and printer on free front endpaper; source unknown.
University of Glasgow: Murray library donation, 1927.
|Binding:||19th-century half calf, marbled-paper sides, red leather title label on spine; sprinkled red-edged leaves; remains of a paper tab affixed to fore-edge of a2. Size: 198 x 146 mm.|
|Leaf size:||194 x 141 mm.|
|Annotations:||Number “584” in pencil on rear pastedown.|
|Decoration:||On a2r a four-line initial “C” with a foliate design in two shades of purple is set on a square gold ground edged in black, the initial infilled with the half figure of a man in green and brown robes within an oval green frame; on the same page a three-line initial "Q" with a marginal flourish is supplied in blue and red with reserved white; four other initials supplied in red with marginal flourishes; paragraph marks, underlining, and capital strokes in red throughout; signature "aiij" given red strokes.|