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Bod-Inc: R-025

Regimen Sanitatis

Regimen sanitatis Salernitanum (comm. Pseudo-Arnoldus de Villa Nova), et al.


Analysis of Content

a2r Regimen sanitatis Salernitanum. Incipit: ‘[A]nglorum regi scripsit scola tota Salerni | Si vis incolumem si vis te reddere sanum . . .’ See R‑024.

a2r Arnoldus de Villa Nova [pseudo-: Commentary]. Incipit: ‘Iste est libellus editus a doctoribus Salerniensibus in quo inscribuntur multa et diuersa pro conseruatione sanitatis humane, et editus est iste liber ad usum regis Anglie . . .’ The commentary follows after every few lines of the text. On authorship see R‑024.

o8v Arnoldus de Villa Nova: Regimen sanitatis ad regem Aragonum. ‘De conseruatione corporis seu de regimine sanitatis.’ Incipit: ‘[P]rima pars vel consideratio sanitatis conseruande pertinet aeris electioni . . .’ See R‑024.


Imprint: [Louvain: Johannes de Westfalia, c.1483-5.] 4°.

Remarks: Dated in HPT. Polain dates [c.1480].


Collation: a–r8.


ISTC: ir00063000

Hain: C 5056;

Goff: Goff R‑63;

BMC: BMC IX 156;

Proctor: Pr 9291;

Others: Campbell II 1471a; HPT I 59-61, II 437; ILC 1854; Polain 3322; Sheppard 7134.

LCN: 14026452


Copy number: R-025(1)

By an error of imposition the text of i1v and i8r has changed places. Gathering l misbound in the order 3, 4, 2, 1, 8, 7, 5, 6.

Binding: Nineteenth-century black paper boards, with gilt title on a square red paper label at head of the spine.

Size: 194 × 140 × 25 mm.

Size of leaf: 194 × 140 mm.

‘£2. 2. 0.' in pencil on the front endleaf.

On a2r a four-line initial ‘A' is supplied in blue with red pen-work decoration. Other initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red or blue. Capitals touched with yellow wash.

Provenance: Purchased for £0. 8. 0; see Library Bills (1831), no. 243, ‘Books purchased by the Librarian', item 17; see Books Purchased (1831), 18.

SHELFMARK: Auct. Q sup. 1.15.

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