Hugo Senensis (Bentius): Expositio in primam fen quarti Canonis Avicennae.

Add:  Quaestio de modo augmentationis.

Pavia:  Johannes Andreas de Boscho, for Franciscus de Nebiis, 29 Oct. 1498.
Fol.   a8 b-d6 e4 f-i6 k4 l2.   [60] leaves.
ISTC ih00547000;  Goff H547;  GW 13643;  R 1766;  Walsh 3474.

Woodcut device in red of the publisher, Franciscus de Nebiis, on a1r.

Includes the Latin text of Avicenna.   Edited by Johannes Tollentinus - cf. Walsh.

Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Hunterian Cm.1.1 (see main library entry for this item)
Variant: a1r, lines 1-2 (in red) below woodcut device: “Aurea ac fere diuina preſtantiſſimi || viri ...”, as GW Anm., not as GW’s main transcription.
Bound with: The first of two incunabula bound together.   Bound with:  Hugo Senensis (Bentius), Consilia ad diversas aegritudines.  Pavia:  [Leonardus Gerla] for Franciscus de Nebiis, 14 Apr. [1499].
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 “Be.5.17”.
Binding: 17th/18th-century calf;  covers decorated with a gold centre-piece and a dog-tooth roll border in blind;  red leather spine label (much of spine covering now lost);  red-edged leaves;  without pastedowns;  flyleaves have watermark letters “EVH”.   Size:  385 x 271 mm.
Leaf size: 381 x 266 mm.
Annotations: Underlining, “nota” marks and keyword marginal annotations on a2-3.
Decoration: None.
Imperfections: None.

 

Title-page printed in red from Hugo Senensis (Bentius): Expositio in primam fen quarti Canonis Avicennae