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Title

Quintus Serenus Sammonicus: Liber medicinalis.

Description

Qvinti Sereni Medicinae Liber. Prohoemivm.
Aratus: Phaenomena (translated by Rufius Festus Avienus). Add: Dionysius Periegetes: De situ orbis (translated by Avienus). Avienus: Ora maritima. Aratus: Phaenomena (translated by Julius Caesar Germanicus, with commentary). Aratus: Phaenomena (translated by Marcus Tullius Cicero). Quintus Serenus Sammonicus: Liber medicinalis. Edited by Victor Pisanus.
Provenance: Franciscus Garsianus (16th century): inscription in a humanist hand on p6v “Franciscus Garsianus” followed by abbreviations “.I.” (Iurisperitus) “et C.R.L.” (Canonicus Regularis Lateranensis). 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Glasgow: armorial bookplate on front pastedown “Library of the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons Glasgow” bearing superseded shelfmark in ink “81 d 11” (scored through); a later armorial bookplate of the College on recto of front free endpaper; probably purchased by the College in 1811/1812, since the Faculty minutes for 2 Dec. 1811 show that the Library was granted £80 in addition to its usual budget, for purchasing “a selection of books of the older medical authors” and the minutes for 8 Oct. 1812 note that “a very valuable addition has been made amounting to nearly two hundred and fifty volumes bought in the course of the year with the funds granted by a vote of the Faculty”; source unknown; first appears in 'Catalogue of books in the library of the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow' (Glasgow: 1817).
Binding: 19th-century half calf, marbled paper-covered boards; marbled endpapers; yellow-edged leaves.
Contains the text of Serenus only, i.e. wanting all before n7; also wanting the final blank leaf p8.
Signatures: 4to. a10 b-p8. [122] leaves (1, 58, 121, and 122 blank).
Catalogued as part of the Glasgow Incunabula Project.

Creator

Serenus Sammonicus, Quintus

Date

M.cccclxxxviii. octauo calendas nouembres [i.e. 25 Oct. 1488]
1488

Identifier

Bookstore SER

Publisher

Antonii de strata Cremonensis [Antonius de Strata, de Cremona]

Coverage

Venetiis [Venice]

Language

Latin

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Leaf size: 204 x 148 mm.
Binding: 209 x 153 mm.

Quintus Serenus Sammonicus: Liber medicinalis.

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Leaf size: 204 x 148 mm.
Binding: 209 x 153 mm.

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04 p8v inscription.jpg
01 front cover.jpg
02 front pastedown.jpg

Collection

Citation

Serenus Sammonicus, Quintus, “Quintus Serenus Sammonicus: Liber medicinalis.,” Heritage, accessed December 19, 2018, https://heritage.rcpsg.ac.uk/items/show/812.