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Introduction to the SIL Incunabula CollectionExplore the Incunabula CollectionVisit the Dibner Library of the History of Science and Technology

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Author: Avicenna, 980-1037
Short Title: Qanun fi al-tibb. Book 1-5. Latin (1486)
Title: [Canon medicinae. Liber I-V]
Imprint: Venice: mpensis ac ingenio magistri Petri Maufer Gallic et socio[rum], 1486.
Comments and Notes: Title from Goff; imprint from colophon of book 5. Translated by Gerardus Cremonensis. Signatures: a-h8 i-k6 2a-2i8 2k6 A-Z8 AB8 2A-2L8 2M-2N6 2O4 2a-2d8 2e10 2f8. Incipits printed in red; text printed in double columns. Also contains De viribus cordis translated by A. de Villanova. Missing five leaves, the first (blank) leaf and conjugate leaves R3.6 and R4.5. Each book has an illuminated gilt initial; first printed leaf has illuminated gilt initial and, at the foot, an armorial device with initials PW. Rubricated over printed guide letters throughout. Illegible note in red crayon on recto of fly leaf preceeding incipit; stamped above note in ink: Jos. H. Hunt, M.D. Cor. Bedford Ave. and Quincy St., Brooklyn, N.Y. On Burndy Library book plate: Gift of J. Rogoff.
Smithsonian Call Number: R128.3 .A95 L1486
ISTC
Goff
Hain-Copinger
GW
Proctor
Polain
UKBYIA01422000-B
A-1422