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Bod-Inc: R-028

Regimen Sanitatis

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


Analysis of Content

A1r [Title-page.] ‘Regimen sanitatis Salerni'.

A2r Regimen sanitatis Salernitanum. Incipit: ‘[A]nglorum regi scripsit schola 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 vsum regis Auglie(!) . . .’ The commentary follows after every few lines of the text. On authorship see R‑024.


Imprint: Paris: Michel Le Noir, ‘17 Nov.' 1497. 4°.

Remarks: Line-by-line reprint of Bocard's edition (Goff R‑66), including part of the date (CIBN).


Collation: A8 B–H6 I8.


ISTC: ir00067000

Hain: HC 13762;

Goff: Goff R‑67;


Proctor: Pr 8233;

Others: BSB‑Ink R‑46; CIBN R‑46; Sack, Freiburg, 3025; Sheppard 6449.

LCN: 14028286


Copy number: R-028(1)

Gathering G bound after H.

Binding: Nineteenth-century blind- and gold-tooled calf, with gilt-edged leaves, marbled pastedowns, and green silk bookmark.

Size: 204 × 137 × 12 mm.

Size of leaf: 198 × 131 mm.

On the verso of the front endleaf is pasted a cutting from an unidentified sale calatogue, lot 124. Early folio numbering in brown ink in arabic numerals partially visible in the upper right-hand corner of the rectos.

Provenance: Paris, Celestines, S. Maria (fifteenth/sixteenth century); inscription on A1r: ‘Celestinorum Parisiensium' and on I8r, in a different early hand: ‘Celestinorum beate Marie de Par. 1[5?]11'. Purchased for £0. 15. 0; see Books Purchased (1859), 97.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 4Q 5.13.

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