L'arte de la medicina de le bestie; [manuscript]. - Colenda Digital Repository
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L'arte de la medicina de le bestie; [manuscript].

Title:
L'arte de la medicina de le bestie [manuscript].
Abstract:
15th-century copy of the first Italian vernacular translation of a 5th-century Latin treatise on veterinary medicine, focusing on horses, mules, donkeys, and cattle. 16th-century notes added at the end (f. 91v-92v) include medicinal recipes for a woman in pain and a donkey or ass with a fever.
Format:
92 leaves : parchment; 209 x 147 (150 x 114) mm. bound to 216 x 156 mm.
Identifier:
(OCoLC)ocn782048619; (OCoLC)782048619; (PU)5620367-penndb-Voyager
Language:
Italian, in Tuscan dialect.
Provenance:
Coat of arms of owner effaced, leaving the initials GE (f. 1r).; Sold by Les Enluminures (Paris and Chicago) to Lawrence J. Schoenberg, Nov. 2006.; Deposit by Lawrence J. Schoenberg and Barbara Brizdle, 2011.
Publisher:
[Ferrara?, Italy, between 1450 and 1475]
Subject:
Horses -- Diseases -- Early works to 1800.; Veterinary medicine -- Early works to 1800.; Medicine -- Formulae, receipts, prescriptions -- Early works to 1800.; Codices.; Treatises.; Manuscripts, Italian; 15th century.; Manuscripts, Renaissance.
Type:
Manuscript
Call Number:
LJS 484
Collection:
Penn in Hand: Selected Manuscripts