Nider, Johannes: Formicarius.
Augsburg: Anton Sorg, [ca. 1484]
Fol. a-s10 t-v6.  leaves, the first and last blank.
ISTC in00176000; Goff N176; BMC II 351; Bod-inc N-077.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Ferguson An-y.9 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Provenance:||Rev. John Williams (1798-1873), of Bryntirion, vicar of Spelsbury, Oxon.: armorial bookplate on front pastedown, with his name added in ink.
Richard George Andrews (fl. late 19th century), bookseller, 8 Red Lion Passage, London: sold book to John Ferguson.
John Ferguson (1837-1916), Professor of Chemistry, University of Glasgow: purchased 24 May 1898 from “Andrews Red Lion Passage” according to Ferguson’s pencil acquisition notes on front and rear pastedowns.
University of Glasgow: Ferguson collection purchase, 1921.
|Binding:||19th-century red sheep; gilt spine title with date “circa 1471”; sprinkled red-edged leaves. Size: 270 x 190 mm.|
|Leaf size:||259 x 185 mm.|
|Annotations:||Occasional early marginal annotations; occasional “nota” marks, pointing hands and corrections to printed guide letters; erased ownership(?) inscription on a2r; various unread pencil codes on front and rear pastedowns.|
|Decoration:||Some initials supplied sketchily in pencil.|
|Imperfections:||Wanting the first and last blank leaves; heavily wormed throughout resulting in many lost or damaged letters.|