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Bod-Inc: M-330

Mundinus (ed. Martinus Mellerstadt)



Analysis of Content

A1r [Title-page.]

A1v Mellerstadt, Martinus: [Verse addressed to the reader.] Incipit: ‘Est opere precium cognoscere, lector amice | Noscere oportunum hic anathomia quid sit'; 24 hexameters.

A2r Mundinus: Anatomia. [Edited by Martinus Mellerstadt.] Incipit: ‘[Q]uia vt ait Galen vii terapentice Methodi auctoritate Platonis opus in aliqua . . .’ Explicit: excarnata ne aggrauet pedem The editor is named on the title-page.

E7v Gentilis Fulginas: ‘Additio . . . que est reprobatio aliquorum dictorum Mundini in Anothomia prescripta'. Incipit: ‘Nota in Anothomia partium gule errat Mundinus . . .’ Explicit: vincit rationem hec ille

E8r [Verse addressed to the reader.] Incipit: ‘Hic labor expirat nec fructus, amice libelli | Emoritur lector commoditate breui'; 2 elegiac distichs. See Walther, Initia, 7993.


Imprint: Leipzig: Martin Landsberg, [c.1495]. 4°.

Remarks: As dated by Sack; Sheppard dates [c.1492-1500], BSB‑Ink [c.1493].


Collation: A–E8.

Types: Types: 156 G, title, headings; 88 G. Capital spaces.

Leaves: 40 leaves.

Line number: 34 lines (A2v).

Type area: Type area: 151 ×96 mm (A2v).

Illustrations: Woodcut on A1r: see Schramm XIII p. 4 and pl. 138.


ISTC: im00874000

Hain: H *11633;

Goff: Goff M‑874;

Proctor: Pr 2994;

Others: Sack, Freiburg, 2511; Schramm XIII p. 4 and pl. 138; Schreiber V 4814; Sheppard 2122; Wickersheimer, Anatomies de Mondino dei Luzzi, 87, no. 5. Microfiche: Unit 12: Medical Incunabula: Part II.

LCN: 14514236


Copy number: M-330(1)

Leaf A2r: ‘ . . . anothomia . . . | . . . terapentice methodi auctorita | te . . .'; E8r, l. 2 of couplets: ‘ . . . cōmoditate . . .', in both cases not as H.

Binding: Eighteenth-century(?) half calf; marbled paper boards. Scar of an index tab on A1.

Size: 211 × 152 × 9 mm.

Size of leaf: 207 × 142 mm.

The title-page woodcut is painted in red, yellow, and green wash.

Provenance and date of acquisition unknown; other books with neighbouring shelfmarks were acquired between during the 1840s or 1850s.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 6Q 6.48.

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