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Bod-Inc: G-274

Guido de Cauliaco

Chirurgia [Italian].


Analysis of Content

a2r Guido de Cauliaco: [Preface.] Incipit: ‘Nel nome de dio ccomenza lo inuentario ouer colectorio . . . [D]a poi che prima hauero reso gratie a dio . . .’

a6r Guido de Cauliaco: [Note about the rubrics.] Incipit: ‘[L]a facile inuention de le materie . . .’

a6r ‘Li capitoli del primo libro.’

a6v Guido de Cauliaco: Chirurgia [Italian]. Translated by Paulus Variscus. Incipit: ‘[P]erche segondo G[alieno], lucerna de li medici, in lo libro decimo . . .’ The translator is named in the final note.

D5v [Table of contents.]

D9v [Colophon.]

D10r [Note naming the translator.] Incipit: ‘El correctore de la presente opera e stado . . .’


Imprint: Venice: Nicolaus Girardengus, de Novis, 2 Nov. 1480. Folio.


Collation: a8 b4 c8 d10 e f8 g10 h8 i10 k8 l–n10 o8 p q R10 S T6 r–u8 x–z6 A–C6 D10.


ISTC: ig00562000

GW: GW 11701;

Hain: CR 1548;

Goff: Goff G‑562;

BMC: BMC V 273;

Proctor: Pr 4466A;

Others: Osler, IM, 194; Sheppard 3623.

LCN: 14457500


Copy number: G-274(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century(?) light blue paper boards.

Size: 304 × 217 × 52 mm.

Size of leaf: 295 × 206 mm.

Name of author in black ink in a contemporary hand on a1r. Early marginal annotations and pointing hands in both black and red ink. Early manuscript foliation in black ink: 1-239.

Partial rubrication: some five- to eight-line initials are supplied in red, yellow, or black, occasionally on a red or yellow ground, and with pen-work infill and decoration in red, black, and yellow in the area defined by the letter; other two-line initials are supplied in red or yellow; paragraph marks supplied in red; some capital strokes and underlining in red. Running book numbers in black ink in upper margin.

Provenance: Fortunatus [ ] of Brescia (fifteenth/sixteenth century); inscription on a1v: ‘Fratris Fortunati sig[ ]i [ ] de Brixia'. Purchased from L. J. Symes for Fr. 130.50 (£5. 6. 1); see Library Bills, 6 June 1901.

SHELFMARK: Inc. d. I4.1480.1.

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