Turrecremata, Johannes de: Expositio super toto psalterio.

Mainz:  Peter Schoeffer, 11 Sept. 1474.
Fol. save for a few leaves in quarto in the final gathering.   [1-810 910 (9/1+1) 10-1610 1712].   [173] leaves.
Printer’s device in red.
ISTC it00520000;  Goff T520;  BMC I 31;  Bod-inc T-273.

Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Hunterian Bf.2.5 (see main library entry for this item)
Note: As in the BMC copy some leaves of gathering 17 are in quarto.
Note: Stub showing between 9/9 and 9/10.
Variant: 1/1r, line 1: “... clemētiſſimo ...”;  line 2: “... Iohānes ...”;  line 3: “...  / ſcē ...” - all as in Bod-inc copy 2, not as in Bod-inc copy 1.
Provenance: Trier, Benedictines, S. Maria ad Martyres:  inscription (partially legible under ultra violet lamp) on 1/1r “Codex m[ona]ste[r]ij b[eate] M[ari]e ad m[artir]es p[ro]pe Treueri[m] sup[er] lit[us] moselle ord[inis] s[an]ctj benedictj”.
Louis Jean Gaignat (1697-1768), Secretary to King Louis XV:  Gaignat sale, 1769;  lot 139 in Guillaume de Bure, 'Bibliographie instructive:  supplément ... ou catalogue des livres de feu M. L.J. Gaignat', 2 vols (Paris:  1769).
William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist:  purchased by Hunter at the Gaignat sale through his agent, Jean-Baptiste Dessain, for 30 livres;  see 'Dessain-Hunter correspondence' (University of Glasgow Library, MS Gen. 36, f. 24r).
University of Glasgow:  Hunterian bequest, 1807;  Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “T.6.8”.
Binding: France, 18th-century red morocco decorated with triple gold fillets, a small gold fleuron at each corner;  gold-tooled spine;  marbled endpapers;  gilt-edged leaves;  turquoise silk bookmark.   Size:  320 x 224 mm.
Leaf size: 311 x 208 mm.
Annotations: Occasional brief marginal annotations in Latin and “nota” marks in an early hand;  signatures added in an early hand at extreme lower right-hand corner of recto leaves (a few cropped by binder).
Decoration: Initials supplied throughout in red and reserved white or in red alone;  capital strokes, paragraph marks and underlining in red throughout.
Imperfections: None.

 

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