Saliceto, Guilelmus de: Summa conservationis et curationis. Chirurgia.
Venice: [Marinus Saracenus], 4 June 1489.
Fol. a-r8 s6 t-y8 z6.  leaves, the first and last blank.
ISTC is00033000; GW M39456; Goff S33; BMC V 414 (IB. 23231).Assigned doubtfully to Johannes and Gregorius de Gregoriis in Proctor (cf. BMC V 414).
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Hunterian Bh.1.17 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Bound with:||The second of two incunabula bound together. Bound with: Guido de Cauliaco, Chirurgia. Venice: Simon de Luere, for Andreas Torresanus, de Asula, 23 Dec. 1499.|
|Provenance:||Philippus Begardus (fl. 1532): partially read inscription on A1r of first item in volume “Hunc libru[m] emptionis suae possidet Philippus Begardus(?) [...] anno v[ir]ginei p[ar]tus 1532”.
H. van der Voort (18th century), of Deurne: inscription on A1r of first item in volume “Eme, lege, fruere , selige H van der Voort van Deurn”.
Bernhard Siegfried Albinus (1697-1770), German-Dutch anatomist; sale (1771), lot 140.
William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist: see Hunter's marked-up copy of the sale catalogue.
University of Glasgow: Hunterian bequest 1807; Hunterian Museum bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark “T.2.8”.
|Binding:||16th-century blind-tooled quarter pigskin over wooden boards; the leather on the boards is decorated with fillets and with floral and rosette rolls; the spine is decorated with separate rosette stamps; two brass clasps (one lost) with catch-plates on upper cover; early title “Chirurgia pla[cen]tini” written in ink in top compartment of spine; list of contents headed “Chirurgia” written in ink on exposed wood of front board; front and rear free endpapers have a crown with diadem watermark; gilded leather tabs. Size: 328 x 225 mm.|
|Leaf size:||316 x 212 mm.|
|Annotations:||List of contents supplied on a1r in the hand of Philippus Begardus (owner of the first item in the volume); occasional marginal annotations also in his hand; fairly frequent underlining in red, occasionally in black ink, and some running headings in brown ink, perhaps also by Begardus.|
|Decoration:||Four-line initial “M” on h8r and four-line initial “S” on r4r supplied in red; black pen-and-ink drawings of six surgical instruments on z1r.|