Quaestiones naturales antiquorum philosophorum.
Cologne: Cornelis de Zierikzee, [ca. 1505]
4to. a6 B4.  leaves.
ISTC iq00011000; GW M36750; Goff Q11; BMC(Ger) p.721; BSB-Ink Q-7.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Ferguson Af-y.33 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Bound with:||Bound (as the second of two items) with: Mensa philosophica. Cologne: Cornelis de Zierikzee, 17 Mar. 1508.|
|Provenance:||Georg Franz Burkhard Kloss (1787-1854), physician, Frankfurt: book label “Georgius Kloss, M.D. Francofurti ad Moenum” on front pastedown; lot 2536 in 'Catalogue of the library of Dr. Kloss of Franckfort a.M. ...' (London: Sotheby, 1835).
David Laing (1793-1878), antiquary and librarian of the Signet Library: lot 2572 in 'Catalogue of the second portion of the extensive and valuable library of the late David Laing ... which will be sold by auction by Messrs. Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge ... on Monday, the 5th of April, 1880 ...' (London: 1880); sold to Pickering for £2.5.0 according to the annotated BL copy of the sale catalogue - shelfmark S.C.S. 797.
Pickering & Chatto, booksellers and publishers, London (firm founded in 1820 by William Pickering, continued by his son, Basil Montagu Pickering, and purchased by Thomas Chatto in 1878) - see above.
John Ferguson (1837-1916), Professor of Chemistry, University of Glasgow: Ferguson’s pencil acquisition note on verso of front free endpaper “John Ferguson 20.iv.80 Laing’s sale 2572”; presumably purchased from Pickering.
University of Glasgow: Ferguson collection purchase, 1921.
|Binding:||Germany, 19th-century half calf, green and brown marbled paper-covered boards. Size: 213 x 150 mm.|
|Leaf size:||204 x 142 mm.|
|Annotations:||Titles and bibliographical references on verso of front free endpaper - probably by Kloss; various pencil numbers on front pastedown in a German hand.|