Rodericus Zamorensis: Speculum vitae humanae.
[Cologne: Ulrich Zel, not after 1472]
4to. [1-258 266].  leaves, the last two blank.
ISTC ir00218000; Goff R218; BMC I 187; Bod-inc R-085.
Dated by CIBN (R-140); Polain and Voull(K) date ca. 1470.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Hunterian By.3.28 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Note:||In this copy the four leaves of the Tabula (26/1-4) are bound in at the front.|
|Provenance:||Louis-Léon-Félicité, duc de Brancas de Lauraguais (1733-1824): lot 153 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 45 livres 5 sous; see Molini’s bill to Hunter (University of Glasgow Library, Hunter Papers H214).
University of Glasgow: Hunterian bequest 1807; Hunterian Museum bookplate and book label on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “Aa.10.24”.
|Binding:||France, 18th-century red morocco decorated with triple gold fillets, a small gold fleuron at each corner; gold-tooled spine; marbled endpapers; gilt-edged leaves; turquoise silk bookmark. Size: 214 x 147 mm.|
|Leaf size:||Leaf size: 207 x 138 mm.|
|Annotations:||Erased (ownership?) inscription at foot of first page of Tabula (26/1r) unread under ultraviolet lamp; occasional early marginal annotations; occasional pointing hands and “nota” marks; gatherings numbered at the top right-hand corner (most numbers cropped by binder); within each gathering the first four leaves are numbered “1”-“4” at the bottom right-hand corner (most numbers cropped by binder).|
|Decoration:||Most initials supplied in red, a few in red and brown ink; paragraph marks and underlining supplied in red throughout; capital strokes in yellow throughout.|
|Imperfections:||Wanting the final two blank leaves.|