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Bod-Inc: M-017

Magninus Mediolanensis

Regimen sanitatis (ed. Johann Ulrich Surgant).


Analysis of Content

[*1r] [Title-page.]

[*2r] ‘Tabula alphabetica'.

a1r Magninus Mediolanensis: [Preface addressed to] Andreas Ghini de Malpighi, Bishop of Arras. Incipit: ‘[I]n primis deum testor cuius nomen sit beneditum ab hoc enim principaliter . . .’ Explicit: opere mitius supportabit

a1r [Table of contents.] See M‑015.

a2r Magninus Mediolanensis: Regimen sanitatis. [Edited by Johann Ulrich Surgant.] See M‑015. For Surgant as an editor see VL IX 544-7, at 545.


Imprint: Basel: Nicolaus Kesler, [not before 8 Nov. 1493]. 4°.

Remarks: Copies known with or without the editor's dated letter.


Collation: [*4] a–k8 l10.


ISTC: im00054000

Hain: H 10486; CR 3756;

Goff: Goff M‑54;


Proctor: Pr 7701A;

Others: CIBN M‑22; Hillard 1285; Sack, Freiburg, 2307; Sheppard 2486. Microfiche: Unit 12: Medical Incunabula: Part II.

LCN: 14479482


Copy number: M-017(1)

Without the editor's letter, dated 8 Nov. 1493, on [*1v].

Binding: Nineteenth-century half dark blue morocco; marbled paper boards; red-edged leaves.

Size: 213 × 151 × 21 mm.

Size of leaf: 205 × 141 mm.

Early marginal annotations, mainly in red ink, including comments on the text, extraction of key words, ‘nota' marks, and pointing hands, also underlining in the text. On [*4r] 3 hexameters (the ‘Flos medicinae scholae Salerni') entitled ‘Numerus ossium, dentium et venarum': ‘Ossibus ex denis biscentenis duodenis | Constat homo denis bis dentibus et duodenis | Ex trecentis(!) decies sex quinque quod venis'; see Théo d'Angomont, ‘Sur une formule de l'école de Salerne', Revue du moyen âge latin, 19 (1963), 180-5, with the verse printed at 183.

Provenance: A slip from an unidentified sale catalogue (lot 130*) is attached to the inside of the upper cover. Purchased for £0. 10. 0; see Books Purchased (1859), 69.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 4Q 5.10.

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