Regimen sanitatis Salernitanum.
Commentary by [Pseudo-] Arnoldus de Villa Nova. Corrections by Doctores Montispessulani regentes, 1480.
[Paris: Antoine Caillaut, 1483]
4to. a-m8.  leaves, the first blank.
ISTC ir00069000; GW M37375; Goff R69; R 1853.
The Regimen sanitatis Salernitatum and accompanying commentary are often wrongly ascribed to Arnoldus de Villa Nova.
Reichling ascribes to press of Nicolas Desprez, ca. 1498; dated ca. 1498 in IGI.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Ferguson Ai-a.22 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Variant:||m8v, line 15 begins “Hoc”, not as in Reichling “hoc”.|
|Bound with:||The first of two incunabula bound together. Bound with: Albertus Magnus [pseudo-], Secreta mulierum et virorum. [Paris: Simon Doliatoris, ca. 1483].|
|Provenance:||Charles Spencer (1675-1722), 3rd Earl of Sunderland: shelfmark of the Sunderland Library on first front flyleaf “005:12” in ink, and on the front free endpaper is the subsequent Sunderland shelfmark in pencil “108.B.30” (see S. De Ricci, 'English collectors of books & manuscripts, 1530-1930', p. 39); lot 152 (p. 12) in 'Bibliotheca Sunderlandiana: sale catalogue of the truly important and very extensive library of printed books known as the Sunderland or Blenheim Library'. The first portion, (London: 1881); sold to Bernard Quaritch for £5.5.0 according to the printed list of prices and purchasers’ names appended to the Sunderland sale catalogue.
Bernard Quaritch (1819-1899), bookseller, London: see above.
John Ferguson (1837-1916), Professor of Chemistry, University of Glasgow: Ferguson’s acquisition note in pencil on verso of front free endpaper “J. Ferguson April 20. 1882”, and note of his source “Sun. 152” on rear free endpaper.
University of Glasgow: Ferguson collection purchase, 1921.
|Binding:||England, 18th-century calf, covers decorated with a border of double gold fillets and a blind roll; gold-tooled spine; marbled endpapers. Size: 216 x 143 mm.|
|Leaf size:||208 x 139 mm.|
|Annotations:||Possible 16th-century name (unread) on a1r; single marginal keyword in an early hand on a4v; number “350” in pencil on verso of front free endpaper; number “B2”(?) in pencil on first front flyleaf; price code “a/a/-” in pencil on rear free endpaper.|
|Decoration:||Five-line initial “A” on a2r supplied in red and reserved white; paragraph marks supplied in red throughout.|