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Bod-Inc: M-070

Manliis, Johannes Jacobus de

Luminare maius super Johannis Mesue Antidotarium et Practica.


Analysis of Content

[*1r] ‘Tabula electuariorum'.

a1r [Title-page.]

a1r [Verse.] Incipit: ‘Cinthius vt totum radiis illuminat orbem | Illustrat latebras sic medicina tuas'; 1 elegiac distich. See Walther, Initia, 4007.

a1v Manliis, Johannes Jacobus de: ‘Prohemium' [addressed to] Bernardinus Niger. Incipit: ‘Cum pleraque in medicorum antidotis peruerse intelligi a plurimis . . .’ Explicit: semper sis benemeritus. Vale See Thorndike–Kibre 330.

a1v [List of the various sections of the book.] Incipit: ‘Opus hoc duodecim sectionibus distinguitur . . .’

a2r Manliis, Johannes Jacobus de: Luminare maius super Johannis Mesue Antidotarium et Practica. Incipit: ‘[E]lectuarium de aromatibus quod scripsit Galen. Recepit ligni aloes . . .’ Explicit: non minus vtilia accingamur


Imprint: Pavia: Antonius de Carcano, 9 Apr. 1494. Folio.


Collation: [*2] a8 b6 c d8 e–n6 o4.

Types: Types: 160 G, 78 G.


ISTC: im00207000

Hain: HR 10711;

Goff: Goff M‑207;

Proctor: Pr 7065;

Others: Polain 4546; Sheppard 5829. Microfiche: Unit 13: Medical Incunabula: Part III.

LCN: 14479920


Copy number: M-070(1)

Preceded by gathering [*], containing the ‘Tabula electuariorum', which is not included in HR. Leaf a1v, l. 1: ‘ . . . ciuē . . .', not as R.

Binding: Eighteenth-century(?) half calf; marbled paper boards. Manuscript label on the upper cover.

Size: 298 × 206 × 18 mm.

Size of leaf: 293 × 192 mm.

Early marginal annotations, including foliation numbers in the table of contents, extraction of key words, ‘nota' marks, and pointing hands, also underlining in the text in black ink.

On a2r an eight-line initial ‘E' is supplied in interlocked red and blue; paragraph marks are supplied in red and blue; capital strokes and underlining in red.

Provenance: Johannes Greitter (fl. 1576); inscription on a1r: ‘Joannes Greytter, Lewkirch(?) 1576'. Julius Lingg; armorial book-plate, not in Warnecke. J. Hess. Purchased from Hess, 4 Mar. 1893; purchase not identified in Library Bills.

SHELFMARK: Inc. d. I23.1494.1.

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