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Bod-Inc: R-031

Regimen Sanitatis

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


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.] ‘Regimen sanitatis cum expositione magistri Arnaldi de Villanoua'.

a2r [Opening.] Incipit: ‘Incipit regimen sanitatis Salernitanum . . .’

a2r Regimen sanitatis Salernitanum. Incipit: ‘[A]nglorum regi scripsit scola tota Salerni | Si vis incolumem si vis te reddere sanum . . .’ See R‑030.

a2r 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 libellus est 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 surrounds the text. On authorship see R‑024.


Imprint: ‘Strasbourg' [i.e. Venice: Bernardinus Benalius], ‘29 Dec. 1491' [not before 1493]. 4°.

Remarks: As dated by BSB‑Ink; Sheppard dates [1493,4?]. A reprint, with the colophon unaltered but with an expanded title, of Goff R‑73 (BMC and Sheppard).


Collation: a–h8.


ISTC: ir00079000

Hain: HC *13757;

Goff: Goff R‑79;

BMC: BMC V 379;

Proctor: Pr 5696;

Others: BSB‑Ink R‑43; Sheppard 3994.

LCN: 14026525


Copy number: R-031(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century gold-tooled calf, with gilt-edged leaves.

Size: 213 × 157 × 12 mm.

Size of leaf: 210 × 148 mm.

A cutting from an unidentified sale catalogue, lot 123, pasted on the front pastedown. ‘17' in pencil in the upper right-hand corner of a1r. Marginal notes, mainly extracting key words and providing paragraph divisions and ‘nota' marks, in a fifteenth/sixteenth-century Italian humanist hand.

Provenance: Purchased for £0. 18. 0; see Books Purchased (1859), 97.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 4Q 5.12.

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