Alexander Carpentarius: Destructorium vitiorum.
Paris: Pierre Levet, for himself and for Johannes de Coblenz and Michel Morin, 11 Apr. 1497.
Fol. aa8 bb-cc6 dd8 a-k8 l6 m-o8 p-r6 s8 t6 v-x8 y-z6 A-D8.6 E-G8 H-L6.8 M8.  leaves, leaf  blank.
Woodcut printer’s device.
ISTC ia00394000; BMC VIII 103; Bod-inc A-167; GW 868.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll f235 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Variant:||g1r: with the signature “g” present, and the corrected number “3” in the outer margin at lines 47-48 i.e. as in the second copy described in CIBN A-209.|
|Provenance:||Frater Edmundus Jubert, France (early 16th century): inscription on aa2r “Fr. Edmu[n]dus Iubert habet vſum” and the same name repeated three times on the printer’s woodcut on aa1r, and once on a1r.
George Buist (possibly George Buist, 1804-1860, newspaper editor and scientist): signature "Geo: Buist" on aa1r.
Rev. A. McLachlan (fl. 1958): presented book to University of Glasgow Library in 1958 according to University Library bookplate on front pastedown and accession number (*445.-1958) on aa1v; former University Library shelfmark “Bh25-a.16” on bookplate.
|Binding:||France, 18th/19th-century sheep; gold-tooled spine; title label lost; sprinkled red-edged leaves. Size: 282 x 205 mm.|
|Leaf size:||280 x 201 mm.|
|Annotations:||Occasional marginal annotations in Latin in a 16th-century hand; frequent underlining and highlighting with ink washes in the early part of the text; probable early ownership inscriptions almost completely deleted on a1r and M8r (illegible under ultra-violet lamp); bibliographical references in French in a 19th-century hand on front pastedown.|
|Decoration:||Five-line initial “I” on aa2r supplied in blue, white and brown on a square dull gold ground, embellished with floral decoration in blue, green and brown; several initials supplied in red, blue and reserved white; numerous initials throughout in alternate red and blue; capitals washed in yellow throughout.|