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Bod-Inc: L-088

Leonicenus, Nicolaus

De Plinii et aliorum in medicina erroribus.


Analysis of Content

a1r Politianus, Angelus: [Letter addressed to] Nicolaus Leonicenus. Incipit: ‘Angelus Politianus Nicolao Leoniceno salutem dicit. Dictata illa tua, Nicolae, quibus Auicenne refellis . . .’

a2r Leonicenus, Nicolaus: De Plinii et aliorum in medicina erroribus [addressed to] Angelus Politianus. Incipit: ‘[G]audeo plurimum, Angele vir doctissime, studium meum in refellenda . . .’ ed. L. Premuda (Milan and Rome, 1958).


Imprint: Ferrara: Laurentius de Rubeis, de Valentia, with Andreas de Grassis, de Castronovo, 18 Dec. 1492. 4°.


Collation: a8 b4 c6.


ISTC: il00168000

Hain: HC *10021;

Goff: Goff L‑168;

BMC: BMC VI 612;

Proctor: Pr 5760;

Others: CIBN L‑144; Oates 2244; Sheppard 4789.

LCN: 14450779


Copy number: L-088(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century calf (c.1825); bound for the Bodleian Library; the gold stamp of the Library on both covers.

Size: 217 × 150 × 7 mm.

Size of leaf: 211 × 141 mm.

Some early marginal annotations, including extraction of key words, and pointing hands, in both red and black ink; also underlining in the text in red and black ink.

Provenance: Anonymous sale (London: Evans, 11 Mar. 1825), lot 342. Purchased for £0. 7. 6; see Books Purchased (1825), 16.

SHELFMARK: Auct. N 5.37.

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