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Bod-Inc: F-023

Ferrarius de Gradibus, Johannes Matthaeus

Consilia de diversis aegritudinibus (ed. Lazarus Datarus).


Analysis of Content

a2r Ferrarius de Gradibus, Johannes Matthaeus: Consilia de diversis aegritudinibus. Edited by Lazarus Datarus. Incipit: ‘[C]asus domini Hermani talis est. Primo ipse fuis in dispositione lepre . . .’ Explicit: sit omnium factori laus See Henri-Maxime Ferrari da Grado, ‘Une chaire de médicine au xve siècle; un professeur à l'université de Pavie de 1432 à 1472', (thesis, Faculté de Médicine, Paris, 1899), 258, no. 11 and passim; Franco Buzzi, ‘Catalogazione e descrizione degli incunaboli di Gianmattio Ferrari da Agrate esistenti nelle biblioteche d'Italia e trascrizione con commento di alcune altre opere, che di lui si conservano nell'Archivio di Stato di Milano', Minerva medica (1960) [only seen in offprint].

p6v [Colophon.] With a reference to the editor Lazarus Datarus.

p7r [Table of contents.]


Imprint: Pavia: Julianus de Zerbo, 7 Aug. 1482. Folio.


Collation: a10 b–p8.

Remarks: Leaf e2 signed d2.

Types: Types: 93 G [GW: 93/94G], 130 G.


ISTC: if00117600

GW: GW 9828;

Hain: H *7841;

Proctor: not in Pr;

Others: BSB‑Ink F‑71; Sack, Freiburg, 1427; Sheppard 5850.

LCN: 12834488


Copy number: F-023(1)

Wanting n2, o2-7 and the blank leaves a1 and p8.

On p6v, colophon, l. 1: ‘ . . . egritudīes . . .'; GW reads ‘ . . . egritudiēs . . .’ Outer margins of leaves a2-4 badly cropped.

Binding: Modern leather, with blind-tooled calf from the previous binding re-used on the upper and the lower covers.

Size: 364 × 264 × 33 mm.

Size of leaf: 355 × 253 mm.

Early marginal notes, some in red ink, also pen-trials and scribbles, some in English. Alphabetical index in a sixteenth-century hand attached at the end.

On a2r a five-line initial ‘C' is supplied in blue, with reserved white decoration and edged in red, inhabited by a saint standing in front of a castle, the initial having foliate extensions into the margin in red and green; other initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red or blue. Capital strokes in red.

Provenance: William Duwell (sixteenth century); signature on p7v: ‘Gulielmus Duwell'. Oxford, Radcliffe Library; book-plate. Date of acquisition unknown.

Former Radcliffe shelfmarks: C.161. L. 8.


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