Spechtshart, Hugo, Reutlingensis: Flores musicae.
Strassburg: Johann Prüss, 1488.
4to. [*2] A-M8.  leaves, the last blank; with a folded sheet (printed on one side only) inserted between leaves D1 and D2, first line beginning “HEc est dispositio monocordi.”
ISTC is00637250; Goff F217; BMC I 121; Polain(B) 2036.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll E.c.44 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Note:||In this copy leaves K3-6 are of a smaller size than the rest; they also have decoration whereas the rest of the book has none, which suggests that they are a later insertion from another copy.|
|Variant:||Colophon and setting of gatherings K-M as in BMC I 121 and Polain(B) 2036, not as in Polain(B) 2036A.|
|Provenance:||Edward Knight (fl. 1857-1874), bookseller, Islington, London: sold book to William Euing.
William Euing (1788-1874), insurance broker, Glasgow: purchased from Knight 2 Apr. 1867 according to Euing’s pencil annotation with price code on title-page [*1r] “2 4 67 Knt acf/f”, together with Euing’s pencil inventory number “No. 1928” on same page.
Glasgow, Anderson’s College: Euing bequest, 1874; with bookplate of Euing Musical Library, Anderson’s College, Glasgow, on front pastedown.
University of Glasgow: ownership of Euing Musical Library transferred to University of Glasgow Library in 1936.
|Binding:||18th-century vellum; manuscript spine title. Size: 202 x 146 mm.|
|Leaf size:||198 x 144 mm (except for leaves K3-6 which measure 195 x 135 mm).|
|Decoration:||Capital strokes and underlining supplied in red on K3r-6v.|
|Imperfections:||Wanting the final blank M8.|