Paulus de Sancta Maria: Scrutinium scripturarum.
[Strassburg: Johann Mentelin, not after May 1470]
Fol. [1-210 312 4-1010 118 12-1710 1812 19-2110 226].  leaves, of which 72, 217 and 218 are blank.
ISTC ip00201000; Goff P201; BMC I 54; Bod-inc P-045.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Hunterian Bg.3.5 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Provenance:||Ebenezer Brown (d.1828), M.D., Inspector General of Hospitals: presented to the Hunterian Library in March, 1852 (cf. University of Glasgow Library, Museum records, MR37/14, 15) by Miss Marjory Ettles of Stirling from the library of her late brother-in-law, Dr Ebenezer Brown, a matriculated student in the Greek Class at Glasgow University in 1786 (cf. James Coutts, 'A history of the University of Glasgow from its foundation in 1451 to 1909', pp. 404-5; W. Innes Addison, 'The matriculation albums of the University of Glasgow from 1728 to 1858', no. 4573).
Marjory Ettles (fl. 1852) of Stirling: see above.
University of Glasgow: presented in 1852 (see above); Hunterian Museum bookplate, with former shelfmark “E.2.5” (a later addition to the Hunterian Library with no connection to William Hunter’s original collection.
|Binding:||16th/17th-century vellum; manuscript title on spine; manuscript shelfmarks “H Canc 3” in top compartment and “No 15(?)” in bottom compartment; see Bg.3.19 (Johannes Tortellius, Orthographia. Venice: Hermannus Liechtenstein, 12 Nov. 1484) for similar shelfmarks. Size: 277 x 207 mm.|
|Leaf size:||267 x 199 mm.|
|Annotations:||Single “nota” mark on 7/6r (f. 68r); marginal annotation “laus deo” on 22/4v (f. 216v); early ink foliation visible halfway down the edge of the outer margin (many numbers cropped by binder); on rear free endpaper “N216 Carte” in ink; also on rear free endpaper a tipped-in note on the Mainz 1478 edition from the press of Peter Schoeffer, and a second tipped-in note in Latin on this Strassburg edition signed “E.B.” i.e. Ebenezer Brown; on rear pastedown a numbering in ink (perhaps “£4.0.0”?).|
|Decoration:||Eight-line initial “S” on 1/1r supplied in brown ink; other initials supplied in red throughout with manuscript guide letters in brown ink visible; paragraph marks supplied in red throughout.|
|Imperfections:||Wanting the two final blank leaves.|