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. [136] 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Glasgow:  armorial bookplate on front pastedown “Library of the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons Glasgow” bearing superseded shelfmark in ink “49 i 16” and partially overlaid with a later armorial bookplate of the College;  shelfmark repeated in pencil on a2r;  possibly purchased by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.

Held by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. Annotations and initials in Serapion, Johannes, the Younger [pseudo-]: Liber Serapionis aggregatus in medicinis simplicibus.