Psalterium.

Edited by Bruno, Episcopus Herbipolensis (Würzburg).

[Nuremberg]:  Anton Koberger, 1494.
4to.   a8 b4 c-x8 y10.   [174] leaves, the last blank.
ISTC ip01050000;  Goff P1050;  BMC II 439;  Bod-inc P-514.

Shelf-mark: Sp Coll T.C.L. 285 (see main library entry for this item)
Provenance: Mariabrunn, near Vienna, Discalced Augustinian Hermits, S. Maria:  partially erased inscription on a1r (under ultraviolet lamp)  “[...] vienna [...] discal[...] Augus[…]”.
John Mozley Stark (fl. 1851-1888), bookseller, stationer, printer, and publisher, Hull & London:  sold book to William Euing.
William Euing (1788-1874), insurance broker, Glasgow:  purchased from Stark 11 Dec. 1865 according to Euing’s pencil acquisition note and price code on a1r “11 12 65 Stark af/-”;  Euing's inventory numbers "59" and "99" in pencil on verso of front free endpaper.
Free Church College Library, Glasgow (later Trinity College Library), founded 1856:  oval embossed ownership stamp “Free Church College Library, Glasgow” on a1r;  various Trinity College Library shelfmarks on verso of front free endpaper and on front flyleaf “39 B/2”, “21/32”, “13a/1”;  presented to the Free Church College Library by William Euing.
University of Glasgow:  Trinity College Library placed on permanent deposit in Glasgow University Library in 1974 by the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland.
Binding: 19th-century brown sheep;  gold-tooled spine;  marbled endpapers;  marbled-edged leaves;  paper label with shelfmark  “LI” over “60” affixed to spine.   Size:  211 x 158 mm.
Leaf size: 203 x 147 mm.
Annotations: Single marginal annotation on a5r extracting a keyword;  reference to Panzer’s Annales on verso of front free endpaper;  “16/- scarce” and a price code “ee” - both in pencil on verso of front free endpaper;  “Ent[ere]d”  in pencil on a1r.
Decoration: Initials supplied throughout mainly in red, occasionally in blue.
Imperfections: Wanting the blank leaf y10.

 

Manuscript initial and rubrication in Psalterium