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Bod-Inc: B-211

Bernardus de Gordonio

Practica, seu Lilium medicinae.


Analysis of Content

[a1v] Del Tuppo, Francesco: [Letter addressed to] Bernardinus Ghelardinus. Fava–Bresciano II 48-9, n. 3.

[a2r] Bernardus de Gordonio: [Introduction.] Incipit: ‘[I]nterrogatus a quibusdam, Socrates quomodo posset optime dicere . . .’

[a2r] [Table of contents.]

[a2v] Bernardus de Gordonio: Practica, seu Lilium medicinae. Incipit: ‘[F]ebris est calor innaturalis mutatus in igneum . . .’ See George Sarton, ‘Lilium medicinae', in Mediaeval Studies in Honor of Jeremiah Denis Matthias Ford, ed. Urban T. Holmes and Alex J. Denomy (Cambridge, Mass., 1948), 239-56, and Luke F. Demaitre, Doctor Bernard de Gordon: Professor and Practitioner (Toronto, 1980), particularly 51-9. For the relationship to the ‘Lilium medicinae' of Gilbertus, see Sarton 239 ff.


Imprint: Naples: Francesco del Tuppo, for Bernardinus Gerardinus, 20 May 1480. Folio.


Collation: [a–h8 i k6 l–z A8 B6 C8].


ISTC: ib00447000

GW: GW 4080;

Hain: H *7795;

Goff: Goff B‑447;

Proctor: Pr 6683;

Others: BSB‑Ink B‑333; Fava–Bresciano II 48-9 no. 58; Osler, IM 198; Sheppard 5463.

LCN: 14554186


Copy number: B-211(1)

Wanting [a1] [Sheppard notes that this is blank, not as GW].

Binding: Parchment.

Size: 255 × 200 × 37 mm.

Size of leaf: 247 × 187 mm.

Early marginal annotations. On [C8v] notes in a sixteenth/seventeenth-century hand.

Provenance: Hieronymus Taurinus (sixteenth century); signature in lower margin of [a2r]. Guglielmo Bruto Icilio Timoleone, Conte Libri Carrucci della Sommaia (1803-1869); purchased at his sale (1 Aug. 1859), lot 1149, for £2. 0. 0; see Books Purchased (1859), 67.

SHELFMARK: Auct. Q sup. 1.21.

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