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Jacobi, Johannes

Regimen contra pestilentiam.


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a1r [Title-page.]

a2r Kamintus, Benedictus [pseudo-; Jacobi, Johannes]: ‘Regimen contra epidemiam sive pestem'. Incipit: ‘[S]igna pestilentie pronostica septem ad presens assignantur . . .’ Work attributed in incunable editions to Benedictus Kamisius, Kamintus, Canutus, or Kanuti (erroneously identified with Bengt Knutsson, Bishop of Västerås (1462); see Gams 341), the author is Johannes Jacobi (i.e. Jean Jasme or Jacme); see Wickersheimer. For individual incunable editions of the text see Klebs–Sudhoff 19-25, and A. C. Klebs and E. Droz, Remèdes contre la peste (Paris, 1925), 65-8; Wickersheimer 422-4; see also A‑428.


Imprint: [Antwerp: Gerard Leeu, between 11 Jan. 1486 and 26 Nov. 1489]. 4°.

Remarks: As dated by HPT; ILC dates [between 11 Dec. 1486 and 19 May 1487, Sheppard [c.1487].


Collation: a6.


ISTC: ij00003540

Hain: C 3436;

BMC: BMC IX 193;

Proctor: Pr 9388;

Others: Campbell 1065; HPT I 69-73, II 420; ILC 1289; Inventaris, 180; Sheppard 7217.

LCN: 14484305


Copy number: J-001(1)

Leaf a2 signed ai.

Bound with:
1. Henricus Afineus, Questiones tres . . . de reductione medicinarum ad actum . . . de correctione calendarii . . . de intelligentiis. Antwerp: Willem Vorsterman, 4 Apr. 1517;
3. A manuscript treatise on the plague by Johannes de Burgundia, for which see SC 2783p;
4. Edward Jorden, A briefe discourse of a disease called the suffocation of the mother. London: John Windet, 1603 (STC 14790);
5. Bassiano Landi, Iatrologia. Basel: Johann Oporinus, Aug. 1543.

Binding: Seventeenth-century English parchment, with sprinkled red-edged leaves. Shelfmark in brown ink at the head of the spine.

Size: 190 × 141 × 23 mm.

Size of leaf: 184 × 135 mm.

‘S.C. 2783p’ on the front pastedown.

Provenance: Acquired by 1620; see James, Catalogus (1620), 7.

SHELFMARK: 4°A 14(2) Med.

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