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 z66.   [5], 1-186, [1] leaves (a1 blank).
Woodcut printer’s device.
ISTC ih00003000;  GW 12116;  Goff H3;  BMC V 403 (IC. 22656);  BSB-Ink H-3.

GIP number: H1
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”. 
Decoration: None.
Imperfections: None.

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