Nider, Johannes: Manuale confessorum.

Add: Dispositorium moriendi.

[Cologne: Ulrich Zel, ca. 1470]
4to. [1-138]. [104] leaves, the last blank. 
ISTC in00177000; Goff N177; BMC I 185; Bod-inc N-078.
Dated ca. 1470 by Bod-inc following Polain and BSB-Ink.

Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Hunterian By.3.22 (see main library entry for this item)
Variant: 8/7v (f. 103v), line 8: “... moriendi. venerabilis”, as in Bod-inc, not as BMC “... moriēdi. Venerabilis”.
Provenance: Metz, Lorraine, Celestine Monastery (suppressed 1774):  ownership inscription on lower margin of 1/3r “Istud volumen est conuent[us] b[ea]te marie celestinor[um] de metis.  Joh[ann]es nyder ...”;  another Celestine inscription partially erased on top margin of 1/1r “... Celestinor[um] de metis”.
Louis-Léon-Félicité, duc de Brancas de  Lauraguais (1733-1824):  lot 62 in Guillaume de Bure, 'Catalogue d’une collection de livres choisis, provenans du cabinet de M***' (Paris:  1770).
William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist:  purchased by Hunter at the Brancas de Lauraguais sale through his agent, Peter Molini, for 24 livres 1 sou;  see Molini’s bill to Hunter (University of Glasgow Library, Hunter Papers H214).
University of Glasgow:  Hunterian bequest, 1807;  Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “N.6.9”.
Binding: France, 18th-century red morocco decorated with triple gold fillets, a small gold fleuron at each corner; gold-tooled spine; gilt-edged leaves; marbled endpapers; green silk bookmark. Size: 219 x 148 mm.
Leaf size: 214 x 140 mm.
Annotations: Occasional “Nota” marks;  vestiges of early signatures and numbering of gatherings.
Decoration: Four-line initial “Q” on 1/1r supplied in red and blue with reserved white; other initials and paragraph marks supplied in red throughout; some underlining in red.
Imperfections: None.

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