Regimen sanitatis Salernitanum.
Commentary by [Pseudo-] Arnoldus de Villa Nova. Corrections by Doctores Montispessulani regentes, 1480.
Venice: Bernardinus Venetus, de Vitalibus, [ca. 1505]
4to. A-T4 V6.  leaves.
ISTC ir00081600; Goff R77; Pell 1289; BMC(It) p.598; CIBN II p. 495.
Dated [1505?] by BMC(It.); Pell and Goff date .
The Regimen sanitatis Salernitatum and accompanying commentary are often wrongly ascribed to Arnoldus de Villa Nova; cf. E. Wickersheimer in 'Comptes rendus du XIIIe Congrès international d'histoire de la médecine', 1954, pp. 226-34 (Aquilon 570).
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Hunterian Bw.3.3 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Provenance:||Antoine Benjamin Morin d’Hérouville, Danish Consul General at Naples from 1766 to 1771: lot 545 (dated “1480”) at the Morin d’Hérouville sale, London: Leigh & Sotheby, 9 Mar. 1780.
William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist: purchased by Hunter at the Morin d’Hérouville sale for £0.10.6 according to the annotated BL copy of the Morin d’Hérouville sale catalogue - shelfmark S.C.S. 13(3).
University of Glasgow: Hunterian bequest 1807; Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “Ar.8.12”.
|Binding:||Italy, 18th-century vellum; gold-tooled spine with date 148[-]; red-edged leaves; green silk bookmark. Size: 218 x 158 mm.|
|Leaf size:||212 x 152 mm.|
|Annotations:||Frequent marginal references to Avicenna in a 16th-century hand; occasional marginal references to Galen and other medical writers; occasional marginal annotations extracting keywords; frequent underlining and occasional pointing hands; number “26” (written twice) on V6v.|