Magninus Mediolanensis: Regimen sanitatis.

Louvain:  Johannes de Westfalia, 1482.
4to.   a-y8.   [176] leaves (a1 blank).
ISTC im00051000;  GW M19892;  Goff M51;  BMC IX 141 (IA. 49161);  Bod-inc M-015;  CIBN M-19.

Author also known as Mayno de Mayneriis.

GIP number: M5
Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Ferguson An-y.36 (see main library entry for this item)
Provenance: Wilfrid Michael Voynich (1865-1930), bookseller, London:  sold book to John Ferguson.
John Ferguson (1837-1916), Professor of Chemistry, University of Glasgow:  Ferguson’s pencil note of his supplier on rear pastedown “W.M.V”;  acquisition date on front pastedown “John Ferguson London 16 May 1906”.
University of Glasgow:  Ferguson collection purchase, 1921.
Binding: 18th-century(?) paper boards;  manuscript spine title;  gauffered edges.   Size:  211 x 150 mm.
Leaf size: 202 x 143 mm.
Annotations: Title “Regime[n] sanitatis nouu[m]” on a1r in an early hand;  occasional early marginal annotations, underlining and manicules;  on y8r a date and possible price “1565 29 Agosto [...] 20”;  notes on edition and author in Italian in a 19th-century hand on front free endpaper;  pencil number “a1242” on front pastedown;  pencil price code on rear pastedown “ue/-”.
Decoration: Four-line initial “I” on a2r supplied in red on a square ground of brown pen-work decoration;  other initials and paragraph marks supplied in red or blue (guide-letters in brown ink often visible);  capital strokes supplied in red in the table of contents (a2v-a3v).
Imperfections: None.


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