Vivetus, Johannes: Contra daemonum invocatores.
[Cologne: Ludwig von Renchen, ca. 1487]
4to. a-d8 e10.  leaves, the last blank.
ISTC iv00308700; GW M51018; Goff V310; BMC I 269 (IA. 4514); CIBN V-256; BSB-Ink V-217.
Polain (B) 4007 assigns to Strassburg: Johann (Reinhard) Grüniger.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Ferguson An-y.25 (see main library entry for this item)|
Bertram Ashburnham (1797-1878), 4th Earl of Ashburnham: Ashburnham library shelfmark “19.F.” in red ink on front pastedown - see De Ricci, p. 135; also on front pastedown “1851 Catal:V.” in black ink; lot 3895 in 'The Ashburnham Library: catalogue of the magnificent collection of printed books ... of the ... Earl of Ashburnham. Third and final portion' (London: Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, 1898) - sold for £2.0.0 to Quaritch according to printed list of prices and purchasers’ names at end of catalogue.
|Binding:||19th-century marbled boards with manuscript title label on front cover. Size: 196 x 136 mm.|
|Leaf size:||196 x 136 mm.|
|Annotations:||Some signatures supplied in red in an early hand - filling gaps in the printed signatures; brief early marginal note on b8r; 19th-century price "9/6" in pencil on front pastedown.|
|Decoration:||Initials, paragraph marks, capital strokes supplied in red throughout (some silvered); underlining in red; the printed headlines, which give the numbering of the parts, are all prefixed with paragraph marks supplied in red.|
|Imperfections:||Wanting the blank leaf e10; worming throughout - mainly marginal.|