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Regimen sanitatis Magnini Mediolanensis - IBN SINA (AVICENNA), Maynus de MAYNIS - 1517. [1195333]
Baudrier VIII, p. 431; Durling 3044; USTC 144805 (8 copies); Vicaire, cols. 549-550. Rare fourth(?) edition of a collection of ten Mediaeval works by seven authors concerning medicine, health, food and wine, including notes taken from Ibn Sina (Avicenna). They include Maynus de Maynis (ca. 1295?- 1368?), Regimen sanitatis , on health; a work on phlebotomy attributed to Arnaldus de Villanova (ca. 1295?- 1368?); Astronomia , on astrological influences on health, attributed to Hippocrates (460-377 BC); Johannes de Zantvliete (active 1343-1350), De dieta , on food; Nicolaus Salernitanus (12th century), Quid pro quo , a list of medicines for numerous ailments; Averro├Ęs (1126-1311) on poisons and on theriac, a poisonous concoction used as an antidote to other poisons, especially poisoned wounds; Secreta , a short piece attributed to Hippocrates; Villanova, Tractatus de vinis , an extensive and important work on wine; and Roger Bacon (ca. 1220-ca. 1292), De regimine senum et seniorum , a treatise on geriatrics, here erroneously attributed to Villanova. With occasional underlining and marginal marks by an early hand. With leaves 4 and 5 mounted on stubs: otherwise in very good condition, with only very slight browning. Rebacked as noted, and with the surface of the leather refurbished, but now structurally sound. One of the rare earliest editions of several Mediaeval treatises on health, medicine, food and wine.
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