Regimen sanitatis Salernitanum.

Commentary by [Pseudo-] Arnoldus de Villa Nova.   Corrections by Doctores Montispessulani regentes, 1480.

Venice:  Bernardinus Venetus, de Vitalibus, [ca. 1505]
4to.   A-T4 V6.   [82] leaves.
ISTC ir00081600; GW M37397; Goff R77; Pell 1289; BMC(It) p.598; CIBN II p. 495; BSB-Ink R-50Dated [1505?] by BMC(It.);  Pell and Goff date [1500].

The Regimen sanitatis Salernitatum and accompanying commentary are often wrongly ascribed to Arnoldus de Villa Nova;  cf. E. Wickersheimer in 'Comptes rendus du XIIIe Congrès international d'histoire de la médecine', 1954, pp. 226-34 (Aquilon 570).

GIP number: R3
Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Hunterian Bw.3.3 (see main library entry for this item)
Provenance: Antoine Benjamin Morin d’Hérouville, Danish Consul General at Naples from 1766 to 1771:  lot 545 (dated “1480”) at the Morin d’Hérouville sale, London:  Leigh & Sotheby, 9 Mar. 1780.
William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist:  purchased by Hunter at the Morin d’Hérouville sale for £0.10.6 according to the annotated BL copy of the Morin d’Hérouville sale catalogue - shelfmark S.C.S. 13(3).
University of Glasgow:  Hunterian bequest 1807;  Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “Ar.8.12”.
Binding: Italy, 18th-century parchment;  gold-tooled spine with date 148[-];  red-edged leaves;  green silk bookmark.   Size:  218 x 158 mm.
Leaf size: 212 x 152 mm.
Annotations: Frequent marginal references to Avicenna in a 16th-century hand;  occasional marginal references to Galen and other medical writers;  occasional marginal annotations extracting keywords;  frequent underlining and occasional manicules;  number “26” (written twice) on V6v.
Decoration: None.
Imperfections: None.


Annotations in Regimen sanitatis Salernitanum