Benedictus de Nursia: De conservatione sanitatis. Thaddaeus Florentia (or Johannes Hispalensis): De regimine sanitatis.
Bologna: Dominicus de Lapis, for Sigismundus de Libris, 1477.
4to. [a]8 b-i8 [k]8 L8m8 [n-r]8 [s]4.  leaves.
ISTC ib00314000; GW 3819 (+ Accurti(1936) p.76); Goff B314; BMC VI 814 (IA. 28617); Bod-inc B-144; CIBN B-218; BSB-Ink R-185.
Author's name also recorded as Benedictus Riguardatus.
The De regimine sanitatis (also known as De conservanda sanitate) is attributed in the text and by Thorndike-Kibre to Thaddeus de Florentia, but by GW to Johannes Hispalensis - cf. Bod-inc.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Hunterian Bx.3.19 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Variant:||[a]1v, line 7: “... dominum noſtrum ...” not as in BMC “... dominum nosttum ...”.|
|Bound with:||The first of four incunabula bound together. Bound with: (2) Samuel, Rabbi, Epistola contra Judaeorum errores. [Sant' Orso: Johannes de Reno, ca. 1475] (S9); (3) Paulus de Middelburgo, Prognosticon anni 1479. [Bologna: Ugo Rugerius, ca. 1478-79] (P5); (4) Colatius, Matthaeus, Responsio de fine oratoris. Padua: Bernardinus Celerius, 1478 (C68).|
|Provenance:||William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist: source unknown.
University of Glasgow: Hunterian bequest 1807; Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “Bd.8.29”.
|Binding:||England, 20th century. Rebound by Douglas Cockerell and Son, Nov. 1954, in full parchment with black ink spine title, replacing a spattered calf binding; earlier sprinkled red-edging of leaves preserved; binder’s note tipped onto rear pastedown. Size: 198 x 145 mm.|
|Leaf size:||192 x 141 mm.|
|Annotations:||[a]2 to [s]4 foliated “i”-“139” in ink in a 16th-century hand, which also foliated the other works in this volume; occasional manicules, nota marks and underlining; copious marginal annotations (mainly extracting keywords) in various 16th/17th-century hands, some in red ink, some in black ink and a few in red crayon (with offsetting onto facing margin); letters of the alphabet written in pencil in top margins of many leaves - corresponding to the alphabetical arrangement of terms used in the text; partially read annotations on [a]1r including the date “1526” and the number “223”.|