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Bod-Inc: R-029

Regimen Sanitatis

Regimen sanitatis Salernitanum (comm. Pseudo-Arnoldus de Villa Nova; corrected by Doctores Montispessulani regentes, 1480).


Analysis of Content

A1r [Introduction.] Incipit: ‘Incipit regimen sanitatis Salernitanum . . .’

A1r Regimen sanitatis Salernitanum. Incipit: ‘[A]nglorum regi scripsit scola tota Salerni | Si vis incolumem si vis te reddere sanum . . .’ See R‑024.

A1r Arnoldus de Villa Nova [pseudo-: Commentary]. Corrected by the doctors in medicine of the University of Montpellier in 1480, as stated in the opening of the text. 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 Anglie . . .’ The commentary follows after every few lines of the text. On authorship see R‑024.


Imprint: [Toulouse: Henricus Mayer, c.1490]. 4°.

Remarks: As assigned by GfT, Sheppard, and BSB‑Ink, and dated by Sheppard; BSB‑Ink dates [c.1494-6].


Collation: A–M8.


ISTC: ir00072000

Hain: HC *13748; C 5051;

Goff: Goff R‑72;

Proctor: Pr 7418;

Others: BSB‑Ink R‑45; GfT 2148; Sheppard 6760.

LCN: 14026422


Copy number: R-029(1)

Wanting A1,3,6.

Binding: Nineteenth-century half blue morocco over marbled pasteboards, with yellow-edged leaves.

Size: 192 × 130 × 17 mm.

Size of leaf: 188 × 122 mm.

On H3v and H4r some drawings of human faces in red crayon.

Initial on A1r and paragraph marks are supplied in red.

Provenance: Pierre Partarieu-Lafosse (1756-1853); printed label pasted on the front endleaf: ‘Partarieu, Juge au Tribunal criminel'. Purchased for £0. 15. 0; see Books Purchased (1859), 97.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 4Q 5.9.

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