Thomas à Kempis: Imitatio Christi [Italian].
Florence: Antonio di Bartolommeo Miscomini, 22 June 1491.
4to. a-n8.  leaves.
ISTC ii00048000; Goff I48; BMC VI 640; Bod-inc T-113.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll BD15-g.18 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Provenance:||G.M.S. (19th century): initials “G.M.S.” in ink on a1r.
Ebenezer Palmer (19th century), bookseller, London: bookseller’s ticket on front pastedown “Ebenezer Palmer. Bookseller. 18, Paternoster Row, London, E.C. Estd. 1819”.
William Euing (1788-1874), insurance broker, Glasgow: purchased from Palmer 4 July 1863 according to Euing’s pencil acquisition note with price code on verso of front free endpaper “4 7 63 Palmer i/-” together with his inventory number “No 1506” (an earlier Euing inventory number “93” appears on front pastedown); source confirmed in Euing’s acquisitions inventory (University of Glasgow MS Euing 49).
University of Glasgow: Euing bequest, 1874.
|Binding:||Italy, 17th/18th-century vellum; manuscript spine title; sprinkled brown and red-edged leaves; possible 18th/19th-century(?) shelfmark in ink on front cover “T(?) 26” or “I(?) 26”. Size: 204 x 132 mm.|
|Leaf size:||196 x 129 mm.|
|Annotations:||Unread ownership inscription on front free endpaper dated “1825”(?); various pencil numberings (price codes?) on front pastedown and a possible date “2/62”; ink notation resembling an ampersand on rear pastedown.|
|Decoration:||Initial “D” on a1r supplied in brown ink.|