Thomas Aquinas: De veritate.
Cologne: Johann Koelhoff, the Elder, 1475.
Fol. [14 2-810 9-348 3510 3612 37-3810 39-588].  leaves, 5 and 484 blank.
ISTC it00179000; Goff T179; BMC I 219; Bod-inc T-150.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll T.C.L. f9 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Provenance:||Amberg, Bavaria, Franciscans, S. Bernardinus Senensis; founded 1452, dissolved 1555, refounded 1626, dissolved 1802: inscription (damaged by tear) on 1/2r “ad PP francisc. Conv. Amberg. ad scholam”; circular ink stamp of the monastery on top edge of text block (now largely illegible).
Munich, Royal Library (now Bayerische Staatsbibliothek): duplicate; book stamp “Duplum Bibliothecae R. Monac.” on 1/1r.
Thomas Arthur (fl. 1856-1876), bookseller, London: sold book to William Euing.
William Euing (1788-1874), insurance broker, Glasgow: purchased from Arthur 23 Mar. 1872 according to Euing’s pencil acquisition note on 1/1r “23 3 72 Arthur” together with price code “b/a”; item 5620 in Euing’s acquisition inventory (University of Glasgow Library, MS Euing 49).
Free Church College Library, Glasgow (later Trinity College Library), founded 1856: presented to the Free Church Library by William Euing, May 1872 (see Glasgow University Library, MS Euing 50); oval embossed ownership stamp “Free Church College Library, Glasgow” on 1/1r; Trinity College Library shelfmarks “21/4” in red pencil on 1/1r and “40 B/5” in pencil on 1/2r.
University of Glasgow: Trinity College Library placed on permanent deposit in University of Glasgow Library in 1974 by the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland.
|Binding:||Germany, 15th/16th-century quarter blind-tooled pigskin over wooden boards (the exposed part of the front board broken off and now lost); pigskin sides and spine decorated with blind fillets, a large and small rosette stamp, a diamond-shaped fleur-de-lys stamp, and a floral stamp; remains of two brass clasps on rear board; rear board and surviving portion of front board both without pastedowns; centre leaves of each gathering guarded with thin vellum strips; paper labels added to spine containing title and imprint in pen and ink. Size: 310 x 210 mm.|
|Leaf size:||288 x 200 mm.|
|Annotations:||Occasional 15th/16th-century marginal annotations and underlining; running “questio” numbers “1”-“29” on recto leaves; 19th-century pencil number “2175” and price code "g/bn/" on pigskin turn-in on front board.|
|Decoration:||Occasional initials crudely supplied in dull red ink.|