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Bod-Inc: C-160

Celsus, Aurelius Cornelius

De medicina (ed. Bartholomaeus Fontius).


Analysis of Content

[*1v] Fontius, Bartholomaeus: [Letter to Franciscus] Saxetus. Incipit: ‘Ex omnibus ingenii monumentis . . .’

[*2r] Celsus, Aurelius Cornelius: De medicina. Edited by Bartholomaeus Fontius. Cornelius Celsus, De medicina, ed. C. Daremberg (Leipzig, 1859-91). Cornelius Celsus, Quae supersunt, ed. Friedrich Marx, Corpus medicorum latinorum, 1 (Leipzig and Berlin, 1915). Cornelius Celsus, De medicina, ed. W. G. Spencer, 3 vols (London and Cambridge, Mass., 1935-8, repr. 1960-1). Cornelius Celsus, De medicina, ed. Fabrizio Serra, 2 vols, Scriptorum Romanorum quae extant omnia (Pisa, 1976-7), 264-7.

A1r [Table of contents.]


Imprint: Florence: Nicolaus Laurentii, Alamanus, 1478. Folio and 4°.


Collation: [*6] a4 b–i l–z & aa–gg6 hh4 A8.


ISTC: ic00364000

GW: GW 6456;

Hain: HC *4835;

Goff: Goff C‑364;

BMC: BMC VI 627;

Proctor: Pr 6116;

Others: BSB‑Ink C‑2; Oates 2333; Rhodes 532; Sheppard 5059.

LCN: 14837746


Copy number: C-160(1)

Wanting the blank leaf A8.

Gatherings [*]–x (except sheet r3.4) and sheets y2.5, y3.4, and z3.4 are in folio, the rest are in quarto, not identical with BMC. Gathering A is bound first. The last three digits of the date in the colophon have been erased.

Binding: Eighteenth-century gold-tooled calf; marbled pastedowns; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers.

Size: 250 × 190 × 40 mm.

Size of leaf: 245 × 172 mm.

Early marginal notes in humanist hands.

Provenance: Charles de Rohan (1715-1787), Prince de Soubise; Catalogue (1789), lot 3451. Purchased for £8. 8. 0; see Books Purchased (1790), 6.

SHELFMARK: Auct. L 3.18.

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