Paulus de Middelburgo: Prognosticon anni 1479.
[Bologna: Ugo Rugerius, ca. 1478-79]
4to. [1-26].  leaves. Woodcuts.
ISTC ip00184650; C 4034; CIBN P-63.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Hunterian Bx.3.19 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Note:||Copinger's transcription (which was made from this, the Hunterian copy) should read on 1/1r, line 1: 'Iudiciū [sic] p[rog]noſticū p[ro] āno chriſti .i479. a dño ...' not 'Indiciū p[ro]gnoſticū p[ro] āno chriſti 1479. a dño ...'; on 1/1r, line 3: '... legēte ...' not '... legētē ...'; and on 1/1r, line 4: 'dñi Ioannis mucinigo ...' not 'dñi mucinigo ...'.|
|Bound with:||The third of four incunabula bound together. Bound with: (1) Benedictus de Nursia, De conservatione sanitatis. Bologna: Dominicus de Lapis, for Sigismundus de Libris, 1477; (2) Samuel, Rabbi, Epistola contra Judaeorum errores. [Sant'Orso: Johannes de Reno, ca. 1475]; (4) Colatius, Matthaeus, Responsio de fine oratoris. Padua: Bernardinus Celerius, 1478.|
|Provenance:||William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist: source unknown.
University of Glasgow: Hunterian bequest 1807; Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “Bd.8.29”.
|Binding:||England, 20th century. Rebound by Douglas Cockerell and Son, Nov. 1954, in full vellum with black ink spine title, replacing an untooled calf binding; earlier sprinkled red-edging of leaves preserved; binder’s note tipped onto rear pastedown. Size: 198 x 145 mm.|
|Leaf size:||192 x 138 mm.|
|Annotations:||Foliated “i”-“12” in ink in the same hand which foliated the other works in this volume.|
|Decoration:||Some of the faces of the sun/moon in the woodcut diagram of eclipses on 1/2v are washed in shades of grey; small pencil drawing of a face in lower margin of 1/2v.|