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Bod-Inc: D-063

Dinus de Garbo

Expositio super tertia, quarta, et parte quintae fen IV, libri Avicennae.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a2r Avicenna: ‘Tertia et quarta Fen quarti canonis'.’ Incipit: ‘[I]am locuti fuimus in libro primo . . .’ For the Canon medicinae see A‑635.

a2r Dinus de Garbo: Expositio super tertia, quarta, et parte quintae fen IV, libri Avicennae. Incipit: ‘Circa istam partem quarti libri Auicennae . . . Superius Auicenna continuando doctrinam . . .’ See Thorndike–Kibre 211, 386; also Nancy G. Siraisi, ‘How to Write a Latin Book on Surgery: Organizing Principles and Authorial Devices in Guglielmo da Saliceto and Dino del Garbo', in Practical Medicine from Salerno to the Black Death, ed. Luis García-Ballester and others (Cambridge, 1994), 88-109.

g6r Gentilis Fulginas: ‘In tractatu de lepra Auicenne expositio'.’ Incipit: ‘  “Determinauit de aparatibus”, etc. Hoc de lepra et primo ostendit . . .’

p7v Gentilis Fulginas: ‘Super primum et secundum tractatum fen quinte, quarti canonis Auicenne'.’ Incipit: ‘Postquam Auicenna in superiori fen . . .’

t5v Dinus de Garbo: De ponderibus et mensuris. Incipit: ‘Distinctio mensurarum et ponderum diuersificatur . . .’ See Thorndike–Kibre 439, and Mary C. Wellborn, ‘Studies in Medieval Metrology: the De ponderibus et mensuribus of Dino di Garbo', Isis, 24 (1935), 15-36, at 15-19.

v1v Dinus de Garbo: De emplastris et unguentis. Incipit: ‘Rememoratio quarundam medicinarum que sunt apte cyrugie . . .’

v10r [Colophon.]

v10r [Verse on measurements of weight.] Incipit: ‘Collige triticibus medicine pondere granis | Grana quater quinque scropulum pro pondere sume'; 10 hexameters.


Imprint: Venice: Bonetus Locatellus, for Octavianus Scotus, 24 Dec. 1496. Folio.

Remarks: The colophon reads: ‘Nono Kalendas Januarij 1496'; GW interprets this as 24 Dec. 1496.


Collation: a–r8 s t6 v10.


ISTC: id00195000

GW: GW 8347;

Hain: HR 6167;

Goff: Goff D‑195;

BMC: BMC V 446;

Proctor: Pr 5064;

Others: Sheppard 4223.

LCN: 14828482


Copy number: D-063(1)

Bound with:
1. Johannes de Ketham, Fasciculus medicinae. Petrus de Tussignano, Consilium pro peste evitanda. Venice: Johannes and Gregorius de Gregoriis, de Forlivio, 15 Oct. 1495 (K‑003);
3. The grete herball whiche geueth parfyt knowlege of herbes . . . [Southwark: P. Treveris, 1526] (STC 13176).

Wanting gathering v containing De emplastris et unguentis.

Binding: Nineteenth-century blind-tooled calf, for the Bodleian Library; the upper cover detached.

Size: 281 × 200 × 47 mm.

Size of leaf: 269 × 179 mm.

Cropped early marginal notes, extracting key words; the same hand occurs in items 1 and 2 indicating that the two were together from early on.

Provenance: Erased name on title-page of item 1, unread under ultraviolet light. Both items acquired by 1738; see Fysher, Catalogus (1738), II 49.


SHELFMARK: AA 21(2) Med. Seld.

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