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Ibn Sina Avicenna, Maynus De Maynis, Arnaldus De Villanova, Roger Bacon Et Al."
Regimen sanitatis Magnini Mediolanensis. Insuper opusculu[m] De flebothomia editum. Reginaldo de Villa Nova. Additur quoq[ue] Astronomia Hippocratis. de variis egritudinibus et morbis. Item Secreta Hippogratis. Item Averrois De venenis. Ite[m] Quid pro quo apothecariorum. Nicolaum. Cum no[n]nullis insuper Avicenne: [Lyon, Barthelemy Trot] (colophon: Lyon, printed by Jacques Myt, 6 February 1517). Small 4to (19 x 14 cm). With title-page in red and black with Trot's woodcut publisher's device, 12 decorated woodcut initials plus 3 repeats. 17th-century(?) calf, gold-tooled spine; rebacked with the original backstrip laid down."
1295. Ci, [3] ll.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; Averroes (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.l Baudrier Viii, p. 431; Durling 3044; Ustc Very fine condition (8 copies); Vicaire, cols. 549-550."
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