Regimen sanitatis Salernitanum.
Commentary by [Pseudo-] Arnoldus de Villa Nova. Corrections by Doctores Montispessulani regentes, 1480.
[Lyons: Mathias Huss, ca. 1486-87]
4to. a-i8 k-l6.  leaves, the last blank.
ISTC ir00071000; Goff R71; Pell 1284 (“76” leaves); Hargreaves 96.
Hargreaves dates [ca. 1485].
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).
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Hunterian Bx.3.46 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Variant:||a2r, line 1: 'Incipit ...' as in Pell., not 'In.ipit ...' as in Hargreaves.|
|Bound with:||The second of two incunabula bound together. Bound with: Prosper Aquitanus [pseudo-], De vita contemplativa. 'Turin' [i.e. Lyons: Jean de Vingle, ca. 1495].|
|Provenance:||M. Rosetus (fl. 1552): on the lower half of a1r (i.e. the blank mount - see Imperfections): “M. Rosetus 1552”.
William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist: source unknown.
University of Glasgow: Hunterian bequest 1807; Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “Ag.10.42”.
|Binding:||18th-century calf decorated with a single decorative roll border in gold; gold-tooled spine (much damaged); marbled endpapers; sprinkled red and green-edged leaves. Size: 185 x 133 mm.|
|Leaf size:||178 x 127 mm.|
|Annotations:||Occasional brief marginal annotations in an early hand; more frequent “nota” marks and pointing hands; the number “356” in ink on l5v.|
|Imperfections:||Lower half of a1 (title-page) excised and remainder of page mounted on a blank sheet of paper.|