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Sermoneta, Johannes

Quaestiones super Aphorismos Hippocratis et libros Tegni Galeni.


Analysis of Content




Sermoneta, Johannes:

Quaestiones super Aphorismos Hippocratis.

Incipit: ‘Queritur primo utrum aliquis vomitus sit naturalis . . .’

See Thorndike–Kibre 1630; Kibre, Hippocrates latinus, III.B.88.


Sermoneta, Johannes:

Quaestiones super libros Tegni Galeni.

Incipit}: ‘Queritur primo utrum tantum tres sint doctrine ordinarie . . .’

See Thorndike–Kibre 1676.




‘Tabula', containing ‘Rubrice questionum in librum Afforismorum' and ‘Rubrice questionum tertii libri Tegni'.




Imprint: Venice: Bonetus Locatellus, for Octavianus Scotus, 31 Mar. 1498. Folio.


Collation: AA–CC8 DD6 EE–HH8 II KK6.

Remarks: The commentary on Hippocrates is incomplete: although the signed gatherings agree with the printed register, the text between DD6v (ending ‘ . . . esse nisi morbus aut') and EE1r is not consistent.


ISTC: is00475000

Hain: H *14701;

Goff: Goff S‑475;

BMC: BMC V 450;

Proctor: Pr 5086;

Others: BSB‑Ink S‑359; CIBN S‑238; not in Sheppard. Microfiche: Unit 15: Medical Incunabula Part V, MI 65.

LCN: 14029270


Copy number: S-183A(1)

Wanting the blank leaf KK6.

Binding: Seventeenth-century half brown leather, with brown paper boards.

Size: 318 × 221 × 20 mm.

Size of leaf: 312 × 215 mm.

Early marginal notes commenting on the text, and ‘nota' marks, also underlining in the text in black ink. Scribbles on AA1r. Unread note on AA1r in a sixteenth-century Portuguese(?) hand.

Provenance: O Mundo do Libro, booksellers, Lisbon; ticket on the front pastedown. Percy Barnevik (1941- ). H. M. Fletcher; cutting from catalogue. Purchased for £2167 from the Roy Sowers Fund; sale, A Selection of Incunabula (London: Christie's, 18 Nov. 2003), lot 550; ledger (2003/4), no. 144.

SHELFMARK: Inc. c. I4.1498.5.

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