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Bod-Inc: S-205

Silvaticus, Matthaeus

Liber pandectarum medicinae (ed. Matthaeus Moretus).


Analysis of Content

[*1v] Moretus Brixiensis, Matthaeus: [Preface addressed to] Cardinal Franciscus de Gonzaga. Incipit: ‘[N]on te latere arbitror reuerendissime pater . . .’

[*2r] [Alphabetical table of contents.]

[*6r] ‘Registrum'.

A1r Silvaticus, Matthaeus: Liber pandectarum medicinae [dedicated to] Robertus, ‘King of Sicily' (i.e. Robert ‘the Wise', King of Naples). Incipit: ‘[A]Achiam .i. castoreum Aagi .i. ebur . . . Aaron Graece, Arabice . . .’ See S‑204.


Imprint: Vicenza: Hermannus Liechtenstein, [c.1478-80]. Folio.

Remarks: As dated by BSB‑Ink.


Collation: [*6] A10 B–V a–r8 s–v6.

Remarks: Gathering [*] numbered but not signed.


ISTC: is00513000

Hain: HC *15193;

Goff: Goff S‑513;

BMC: BMC VII 1038;

Proctor: not in Pr;

Others: BSB‑Ink S‑390; Osler 205; not in Sheppard. Microfiche: Unit 14: Medical Incunabula Part IV, MI 57.

LCN: 14125550


Copy number: S-205(1)

Gathering [*] is bound at the end.

Binding: Eighteenth/nineteenth-century blind-tooled mottled calf. Yellow-edged leaves. ‘378 | med' in black ink across the fore-edge.

Size: 288 × 210 × 60 mm.

Size of leaf: 283 × 198 mm.

Frequent marginal notes, mainly extracting key words in Latin, or translating them into English, in Shermsly's hand. On [*6v] a list of ‘famosi in medicinis doctores' subdivided by ‘Greci 7, Arabes 5, Hebrei 2, Latini 6'.

Provenance: John Shermsly (fifteenth century); name on A1r. Oxford, Radcliffe Library; book-plate. Transferred in 1937; stamp, with date 26 Oct. 1937 on A1v.

Former Radcliffe shelfmarks: G.161.I.4; 23 D.2.7; 79.C.16; RR.x.177.

SHELFMARK: Inc. d. I20.1.

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