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Mesue, Johannes

Opera medicinalia [Italian] Il libro della consolatione della medicine, semplici, solutive.


Analysis of Content

[*2r] ‘Tabula'.

a1r Mesue, Johannes [pseudo-]: ‘Il libro della consolatione delle medicine, semplici, solutive'. [Preface.] Incipit: ‘[N]el nome de dio misericordioso de cui consentimento . . .’

a1r Mesue, Johannes [pseudo-]: ‘Il libro della consolatione delle medicine, semplici, solutive' (Book I). Incipit: ‘[N]oi diciamo chel la medicina da fare vscire non e cosi fatta . . .’ Explicit: per fino ad 3.iii

b4v Mesue, Johannes [pseudo-]: Il libro della consolatione delle medicine, semplici, solenni (Book II). Incipit: ‘[N]oi habiamo prolungato il parlare delle intentione . . . [L] aloe e delle migliori . . .’

e2r Mesue, Johannes [pseudo-]: Grabadin (Book I:) Antidotario. Incipit: ‘[A]biamo scripto nelli dua libri precedenti delle dechiarationi . . .’ Explicit: tanto e megliore.

h3r Mesue, Johannes [pseudo-]: Grabadin (Book II:) Tractato delle medicine particulari. Incipit: ‘Sana solo le infirmita il dio . . .’ Explicit: riceuono largheza di materia.


Imprint: Venice: Bartholomaeus de Zanis, 31 July 1487. Folio.


Collation: [*4] a8 b–p6 q4.


ISTC: im00519000

Hain: HC 11115;

Goff: Goff M‑519;

BMC: BMC V 430;

Proctor: Pr 5153A;

Others: Sheppard 4160. Microfiche: Unit 11: Medical Incunabula: Part I.

LCN: 14455559


Copy number: M-207(1)

Wanting q4 containing the register, also the blank leaf [*1].

Sheet m2 in the same type as the rest of the book, not as BMC. Gathering [*], containing the table, bound at the end.

Binding: Eighteenth/nineteenth-century half parchment over mottled pasteboards, with manuscript title and shelfmark ‘[ ] 86 | 26' at the head of the spine.

Size: 300 × 208 × 20 mm.

Size of leaf: 292 × 197 mm.

Some marginal notes, mainly summarizing key points, and ‘notta' marks in Italian in a sixteenth-century hand. A few scribbles and pen-trials in other early hands. Manuscript foliation ‘1-92' in an early hand.

Provenance: Giacomo Manzoni (1816-1889); book-plate, see Gelli, pl. lxxviii, no. 441; Bragaglia 1964, dating c.1850. Purchased from Francesco Perrella, Naples, Catalogue 21, no. 340, for 45.50 Lire; see Library Bills, 24 May 1900.

SHELFMARK: Inc. d. I4.1487.1.

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