Serapion, Johannes, the Younger [pseudo-]: Liber Serapionis aggregatus in medicinis simplicibus.
Translated by Simon Genuensis and Abraham Judaeus Tortuosiensis. Add: Galenus [pseudo-]: De virtute centaureae. Translated by Nicolaus de Regio.
Venice: Reynaldus de Novimagio, 8 June 1479.
Fol. [*]2 a10 b-f8 g10 h-i8 k6 l-p8 q-r6.  leaves (leaf 3 blank).
ISTC is00468000; Goff S468; BMC V 255 (IA. 20649); Bod-inc S-181.
|Shelf-mark:||RCPSG: Bookstore IBN(1)|
|Bound with:||Bound as the first item with: Serapion, Johannes, the Elder. Breviarium medicinae. Venice: Reynaldus de Novimagio, 1 Aug. 1479. The latter includes a general colophon for both works.|
|Provenance:||Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons, Glasgow: armorial bookplate on front pastedown “Library of the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons Glasgow” bearing superseded shelfmark in ink “49 i 16” and partially overlaid with a later armorial bookplate of the College; shelfmark repeated in pencil on a2r; possibly purchased by the College in 1869/1870 since the Librarian’s annual reports in the Faculty minutes of 1869 and 1870 both make special mention of purchases of “works of the older medical authors”; source unknown; first appears in Alexander Duncan’s 'Alphabetical catalogue of the library of the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow' (Glasgow: 1885).|
|Binding:||18th-century blind-tooled calf; covers decorated to a panel design formed by a triple fillet and a floral roll, with a floral ornament at each outer corner; sprinkled red-edged leaves; rebacked (20th century); original title label put back, original pastedowns retained but given new free endpapers; one original flyleaf at rear with watermark “H L”. Size: 303 x 210 mm.|
|Leaf size:||293 x 203 mm.|
|Annotations:||Fairly frequent marginal annotations in a humanist hand (some slightly cropped); occasional pointing hands; early manuscript foliation in ink “1”-“133” (some numbers cropped); manuscript references using that foliation added to the index on a4v-a6v; early number “litt. 563” in ink on r6v; 18th-century(?) code “Cl dm” in ink on front pastedown, together with numbers in pencil “18”, “42”, “2”; 19th-century code “s/f”(?) in pencil on rear pastedown.|
|Decoration:||Initials supplied in alternate red and blue throughout; occasional paragraph marks in red.|
|Imperfections:||Wanting gathering [*] and the blank leaf a1.|