SALICETO (GUILLEMUS DE) De salute corporis. Daran: Johannes de Turrecremata: Tractatus de salute animae, Leipzig, 1495
Lot 211
SALICETO (GUILLEMUS DE) De salute corporis. Daran: Johannes de Turrecremata: Tractatus de salute animae, Leipzig, 1495
Sold for £8,750 (US$ 14,170) inc. premium

Lot Details
SALICETO (GUILLEMUS DE)
De salute corporis. Daran: Johannes de Turrecremata: Tractatus de salute animae, 14 leaves (with final blank), 37 lines, Gothic type, decoration in red in upper and lower margins of title, first capital space with guide letter blank, others with initilas supplied in red or black with one in green and red, capital and paragraph strokes in red and yellow, extensive manuscript marginalia in various neat hands (including comments on the text and additional remedies, possibly by a doctor or physician, probably fifteenth century, others "headlines", a few in a seventeenth century hand), bookplates of William Henry Dutton and Leonard John Sedgwick, blindstamp on first and last leaf of text (just touching one letter), nineteenth century quarter morocco [ISTC is00030000; BMC III 644.IA; BSB-Ink G-517; Goff S30; GW M39442; HC 14152*; IGI 8514; Wellcome 25918911], small 4to (205 x 140mm.), Leipzig, Arnoldus de Colonia, 1495

Footnotes

  • Saliceto (1210-1280), surgeon and professor of medicine at Bologna, promoted the use of the surgical knife over cauterizing, thought pus was detrimental to the healing of wounds, and drew attention to the importance of cleanliness and hygiene.
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