Rolewinck, Werner: Paradisus conscientiae.
Cologne: Arnold Ther Hoernen, 1475.
Fol. [1-1310].  leaves, the last blank. Woodcut printer's device in red.
ISTC ir00290000; Goff R290; BMC I 204.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Hunterian Bg.2.11 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Note:||Printer's pin-holes visible.|
|Provenance:||Louis Jean Gaignat (1697-1768), Secretary to King Louis XV: Gaignat sale, 1769; lot 375 in Guillaume de Bure, 'Bibliographie instructive: supplément ... ou catalogue des livres de feu M. L.J. Gaignat', 2 vols (Paris: 1769).
William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist: purchased by Hunter at the Gaignat sale through his agent, Jean-Baptiste Dessain, for 24 livres 1 sou; see 'Dessain-Hunter correspondence' (University of Glasgow Library, MS Gen. 36, f.25r).
University of Glasgow: Hunterian bequest, 1807; Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “Ad.9.19”.
|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: 272 x 195 mm.|
|Leaf size:||265 x 184 mm.|
|Annotations:||Occasional marginal notes in an early hand; occasional “nota” marks; occasional filling-in by hand of imperfectly printed letters; gatherings numbered "1-13" (most numbers cropped).|
|Decoration:||Four initials in gatherings 1 and 2 supplied in red, green and black (or red, green and violet) with reserved white and with foliate decoration; other initials supplied in red throughout; capital strokes, paragraph marks and underlining supplied in red throughout.|
|Imperfections:||Wanting the final blank leaf.|