New York, Park Avenue
29 October 1992
Regimen sanitatis Salernitanum. [Commentary by Arnaldus de Villa Nova, spurious]. [Paris: Guy Marchant, ca. 1490].
Chancery 4to, 201 x 139mm. (7 15/16 x 5 7/16in.), contemporary reversed sheep, spine in four compartments, printed paper and manuscript vellum binder's waste, rubbed with some leather loss, tear to tail of spine exposing cords, minor worming to lower cover, two or three short marginal tears, one (to fol. i4) just touching text, some light foxing, first two leaves slightly dust-soiled, a few mostly marginal stains, last text leaf dampstained.
Collation: a-l8. 88 leaves, with signatures. Contents: a1r: title, v. blank, a2r-l7v text, l8 blank. Types: 2:107G (title); 74(76)G (not distinguished by Proctor from 1:74G). 36 lines. Opening 5-line initial A illuminated in liquid gold and blue, paragraph marks supplied in red and blue.
C 5063; Klebs 831.3; Pellechet 1287; Voulliéme Berlin 4737 (ascribing to the press of Jean Bonhomme); Goff R-64.
Provenance: Contemporary inscription on l7v: "Pertinet magistro Johanni guiberti de lugduno commoranti parisino prope cordigeros"; contemporary marginalia in two different hands; with: Otto Ranschburg, catalogue description (1945) loosely inserted, sold to?: Juan Carlos Ahumada, bookplate; the present owner.
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