MS. Canon. Ital. 260
Summary Catalogue no.: 20312
Petrus Hispanus medicus in Italian translation; Italy, 15th century
Preceded by table of contents (fols., vi recto - vii verso), prologue, and medical recipes (fols. ii verso - iii recto). Fols. i recto, iii verso - v verso, viii are blank.
Followed by further medical recipes (fols. 106v-107v).
The translation is 'volgarizzamento D' in the classification by G. Zarra, a northern Italian (probably Venetian) version known in eight manuscripts which also incorporates the Tractatus de febribus (Guiseppe Zarra, Il «Thesaurus pauperum» pisano: Edizione critica, commento linguistico e glossario (2018), 220.127.116.11, pp. 88-90).
Ruled with a hard point; ruled space 195 × 120 mm. ; 1 col., 34 lines.
Spaces for initials not filled in.
18th-century Italian stiff vellum, with carta bassanese endpapers, for Jacopo Soranzo.
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Last Substantive Revision
2022-07: Description revised for publication on Digital Bodleian.