Turrecremata, Johannes de: Meditationes seu Contemplationes devotissimae.
[Mainz]: Johann Neumeister, 3 Sept. 1479.
Fol. [1-68 72].  leaves, the first and last blank. Collation based on sewing, watermarks, and 18th-century binder's pencil numbering of gatherings.
ISTC it00539000; Goff T539; BMC I 43.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Hunterian Be.3.26 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Provenance:||Louis Jean Gaignat (1697-1768), Secretary to King Louis XV: Gaignat sale, 1769; lot 378 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 121 livres; see 'Dessain-Hunter correspondence' (University of Glasgow Library, MS Gen. 36, f. 25r) [entry erroneously dated 1473].
University of Glasgow: Hunterian bequest, 1807; Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “Av.5.8”.
|Binding:||France, 18th-century red morocco decorated with triple gold fillets, a gold fleuron at each corner; gold-tooled spine; marbled endpapers; gilt-edged leaves; turquoise silk bookmark. Size: 288 x 204 mm.|
|Leaf size:||282 x 197 mm.|
|Decoration:||Three-line initial “O” on 1/2r and two-line initial “S” on 6/5r (f. 45r) supplied in red and blue with reserved white, other initials supplied throughout in red or blue; text and metalcuts enclosed within red ink rules.|
|Imperfections:||Wanting the first blank leaf.|