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Author: Avicenna, 980-1037
Short Title: Canon medicinae (1490)
Title: Liber canonis primus quem Princeps Aboali Abinsceni de medicina edidit / tr aslatus a Magistro Gerardo Cremonensi in Toleto ab Arabico in Latin u.
Imprint: Venice: Impressus [et symbol] diligentissime correctus m adato et impensis nobilis viri Octauiani Scoti ..., 1490 die 24 Martij ([Venice : Bonetus Locatellus]).
Comments and Notes: Imprint from colophon. Signatures: a-p8 q10 t-z8 [et symbol]8 [con symbol]8 [orum symbol]8 A-N8 O-P6 Q-Z8 2a-2b8 2c10 2d-2g8 2h10. Text in double columns; guide letters for initials. Publisher's Device above colophon. Libellus Auicene de viribus cordis translatus ab Arnaldo de Villa Noua ...: leaves gg5 verso-hh4 recto. First (blank) leaf wanting. Stamped in gold on front cover: E.A.S.L.; on spine: Avicennæ Opera Medica 12.B.20.
Smithsonian Call Number: R128.3 .A95 L1490
ISTC
Goff
Hain-Copinger
GW
Proctor
Polain
UKBYIA01424000-B
A-1424
 
 
 
 

Author: Avicenna, 980-1037
Short Title: Canon medicinae (1498)
Title: Primus canonis Auicenne principis : cum explanatione / Jacobi de Partibus, medicine facultatis professoris excellentissimi.
Imprint: Lyons: [Johannes Treschel, completed by Johannes Clein, 1498]
Comments and Notes: Gerardus Cremonensis translation edited by Jacques Ponceau; prefactory letter from Janus Lascaris to Ponceau relates publishing difficulties. Imprint from Goff. Ms. initials in red or blue. Half of leaf 2s torn away; photocopy from Yale University Library tipped to 2s recto. Final blank leaf wanting. Remnants of old (contemporary?) blind-stamped calf inlaid in modern binding over wood boards; 2 metal clasp catches on front cover fore-edge.
Smithsonian Call Number: R128.3 .A95 L1498
ISTC
Goff
Hain-Copinger
GW
Proctor
Polain
UKBYIA01428000-B
A-1428