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Bod-Inc: R-146

Ruffo, Giordano

Tractatus de morbo et sanitate equorum [Italian] Arte di conoscere la natura dei cavalli (trans. Gabriele Bruno).


Analysis of Content

a2r Ruffo, Giordano: Arte di conoscere la natura dei cavalli. Translated by Gabriele Bruno. Incipit: ‘[E]ssendo tra tuti animali da lomnipotente dio creati a lusso et vtile de lhomo . . .’ See J.-L. Gaulin, ‘Giordano Ruffo et l'art vétérinaire', Micrologus, 2 (1994), 185-98, at 195.

h2r Bruno, Gabriele: [Letter addressed to] Giovanni Brandolino. Incipit: ‘Habiando tolto vna picola fatica et delecteuole . . . Dated Venice, 17 Dec. 1492.

h2v Bruno, Gabriele: ‘Sonetus'. Incipit: ‘Chi vol hauer del cauallo bon gouerno cognoscere sua natura et soi defecti'; sonnet.


Imprint: Venice: Petrus de Quarengiis, Bergomensis, [1493]. 4°.


Collation: a–h4.

Illustrations: Woodcut on a1r, entitled ‘Sancto Alo': see Sander.


ISTC: ir00350000

Hain: HC 14034;

Goff: Goff R‑350;

BMC: BMC V 512;

Proctor: Pr 5473;

Others: CIBN R‑228; Essling 698; Sander 6621; Sheppard 4444. Microfiche: Unit 15: Medical Incunabula Part V, MI 49.

LCN: 14027110


Copy number: R-146(1)

Wanting the blank leaf h4.

Binding: Nineteenth-century purple cloth. Blue-edged leaves.

Size: 223 × 160 × 10 mm.

Size of leaf: 216 × 151 mm.

A few marginal notes, translating words into Latin, in an early hand in light brown ink.

Provenance: Peter Wedelicki (†1544); inscription on a1r: ‘Petri Vedelitij Obornicen̄'. ‘Ruffo Sancto alo (1491) 4°'. Purchased from Albert Cohn for 36 Marks; see Library Bills (1884), no. 186.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 4Q 5.69.

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