Haly, Abbas: Liber medicinae, sive Regalis dispositio.
Translated by Stephanus Antiochenus. Edited by Antonius Vitalis.
Venice: Bernardinus Rizus, Novariensis, for Johannes Dominicus de Nigro, 25 Sept. 1492.
Fol. π4 a-y8 z6 ⁊6. , 1-186,  leaves (a1 blank).
Woodcut printer’s device.
ISTC ih00003000; GW 12116; Goff H3; BMC V 403 (IC. 22656); BSB-Ink H-3.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Hunterian Bg.1.13 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Bound with:||The first of two incunabula bound together. Bound with: Ardoynis, Santes de, De venenis. Venice: Bernardinus Rizus, Novariensis, for Johannes Dominicus de Nigro, 19 July 1492 (A76).|
|Provenance:||Tomson/Trotter, Sislye (Cecily), 17th century - probable owner: inscription on N10v of second item in volume “mistris sislye Tomson otherwise trotter”.
Sir Francis Prujean (d. 1666), physician: inscription on π1v “Fran: Pruiean”.
Sir Hans Sloane (1660-1753), founder of the British Museum: acquired in 1709 and entered in Sloane’s library catalogues with his library number H539 (ex inf. John Goldfinch, British Library).
London, British Museum: on π1r two stamps in black ink: “MVSEVM || BRITAN||NICVM” within an octagonal frame, and “DUPLICATE FOR SALE 1769”; lot 292 in the duplicate sale of 1769.
Sir John Pringle (1707-1782), military physician: bought at the British Museum 1769 duplicate sale for £1.10.0 according to the annotated British Library copy of the sale catalogue - shelfmark S.C.S.12(5).
William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist: perhaps acquired direct from Pringle.
University of Glasgow: Hunterian bequest 1807; Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “B.4.17”.
|Binding:||England, 17th-century calf; covers decorated with a border of blind fillets; gold-tooled spine; sprinkled red-edged leaves; 19th-century endpapers added, obscuring original pastedowns. Size: 382 x 275 mm.|
|Leaf size:||375 x 268 mm.|
|Annotations:||Brief marginal annotations in a 16th-century hand in quires b and n; manicules in quires a and b; title added in ink on π1r “Haly Abbatis Opera o[mn]ia”.|