Saliceto, Guilelmus de: Summa conservationis et curationis. Chirurgia.

Venice: [Marinus Saracenus], 4 June 1489.
Fol. a-r8 s6 t-y8 z6. [180] leaves, the first and last blank.
ISTC is00033000; Goff S33; BMC V 414 (IB. 23231).

Assigned doubtfully to Johannes and Gregorius de Gregoriis in Proctor (cf. BMC V 414).

Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Hunterian Bh.1.17 (see main library entry for this item)
Bound with: The second of two incunabula bound together.   Bound with:  Guido de Cauliaco, Chirurgia.  Venice:  Simon de Luere, for Andreas Torresanus, de Asula, 23 Dec. 1499. 
Provenance: Philippus Begardus (fl. 1532):  partially read inscription on A1r of first item in volume “Hunc libru[m] emptionis suae possidet Philippus Begardus(?) [...] anno v[ir]ginei p[ar]tus 1532”.
H. van der Voort (18th century), of Deurne:  inscription on A1r of first item in volume “Eme, lege, fruere , selige H van der Voort van Deurn”.
Bernhard Siegfried Albinus (1697-1770), German-Dutch anatomist;  sale (1771), lot 140.
William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist:  see Hunter's marked-up copy of the sale catalogue.
University of Glasgow:  Hunterian bequest 1807;  Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “T.2.8”.
Binding: 16th-century blind-tooled quarter pigskin over wooden boards;  the leather on the boards is decorated with fillets and with floral and rosette rolls;  the spine is decorated with separate rosette stamps;  two brass clasps (one lost) with catch-plates on upper cover;  early title “Chirurgia pla[cen]tini” written in ink in top compartment of spine;  list of contents headed “Chirurgia” written in ink on exposed wood of front board;  front and rear free endpapers have a crown with diadem watermark;  gilded leather tabs.   Size:  328 x 225 mm. 
Leaf size: 316 x 212 mm. 
Annotations: List of contents supplied on a1r in the hand of Philippus Begardus (owner of the first item in the volume);  occasional marginal annotations also in his hand;  fairly frequent underlining in red, occasionally in black ink, and some running headings in brown ink, perhaps also by Begardus.
Decoration: Four-line initial “M” on h8r and four-line initial “S” on r4r supplied in red;  black pen-and-ink drawings of six surgical instruments on z1r. 
Imperfections: None. 

Drawings in Saliceto, Guilelmus de: Summa conservationis et curationis