Sibylla, Bartholomaeus: Speculum peregrinarum quaestionum.
Rome: Eucharius Silber, 27 Aug. 1493.
4to. [18 24 3-48 510 6-258 26-368 3710]. , I-XXI, , XXI-CCLXXX,  leaves.
ISTC is00491000; Goff S491; BMC IV 115; GW 3459.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Ferguson An-y.32 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Provenance:||John Ferguson (1837-1916), Professor of Chemistry, University of Glasgow: source unknown; acquired 7 Jul. 1884 according to Ferguson’s pencil note “JF 7. VII. 84” on front pastedown.
University of Glasgow: Ferguson collection purchase, 1921.
|Binding:||England, quarter black morocco, marbled sides, by Douglas Cockerell & Son, Aug. 1966; replacing a half binding of brown sheep, marbled paper sides, of unrecorded date; binder's note tipped onto rear pastedown. Size: 227 x 170 mm.|
|Leaf size:||219 x 158 mm.|
|Annotations:||Occasional marginal annotations in 16th century hands; traces of manuscript signatures survive at the foot of some pages (e.g. “mm3” at foot of leaf CCLIX) - others cropped by an early binder; a pencil number on front pastedown “CN.312 117-”; pencil number "7" on 1/1r (title-page).|
|Decoration:||Four-line initial "C" on 3/1r supplied in blue with red pen-work decoration; other initials supplied in red or blue throughout, many with pen-flourishing; capital strokes, paragraph marks and underlining supplied in red throughout; leaf numbers underlined in red; 16th-century woodcut of King David and Urias mounted on blank verso of 2/4 (f. 12).|
|Imperfections:||Wanting 37/9 (f. 295) containing the colophon.|