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École de Salerne [VILLENEUVE, Arnaud de, MAGNINUS mediolansis], CURIO, Johannes (editor)
Conservandae bonae valetudinis praecepta longe saluberrima . . . a doctoribus scholae Salernitanae versibus conscripta . . . ed. Ioannes Curio.
Lyon: Ioannis Lertout, 1577. 5th or later Edition. Hardcover. 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall. 16mo (105 x 70 mm). [16], 548, [12] pp., including final blank. Signatures: ***8 A-Z8 Aa-Mm8. Contemporary flexible vellum with yapp edges, spine titled in ink (vellum darkened, wrinkled and soiled, head of spine damaged, lower inner hinge split). Fraying and chipping to upper corner of first three leaves (not affecting text), title-leaf and first preliminary leaf with waterstain and torn at gutter (without loss), text little browned and soiled. Provenance: illegible inscription to endpaper. Still very good, unsophisticated copy. ---- NLM/Durling 3815; Wellcome I, 5381. First Lyon edition by Lertout, this collection with additional works first printed in 1568 by Egenolff, Frankfurt. The popular work on diet and hygiene was a product of the medical school at Salerno which flourished from the eleventh to the fourteenth century. The Regimen sanitatis Salernitanum was among the earlier medical works printed, the first edition appearing in Cologne about 1480. It was edited by Arnaldus de Villanova to whom the authorship has sometimes been wrongly attributed. "Its sayings became popular maxims of hygiene and some have survived to our own day" (cf. PMM 22). Content: Fernel, Jean. Emissi sanguinis observatio; Diocles of Carystus. Aurea ad Antigonum regem epistola, de morborum praesagiis, & eorumdem extemporaneis remediis. Latin (Cornarius), Anastasius (Epigrammatist). De ratione victus salutaris post incisam venam, & emissum sanguinem, ad Armatum epigramma; Hippocrates. De victus ratione; Camer … [Click Below for Full Description]
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