Petrus, de Abano, ca. 1250-ca. 1315.
Standardized Title:
Conciliator differentiarum philosophorum et medicorum.
Other Title:
Incipit: Conciliator differentiarum philosophorum & precipue medicorum clarissimi viri Petri de Abano Patauini feliciter incipit
Venetiis ... : I[m]positus est a Boneto Locatello ... Octauiani Scoti ... impensa ..., Idibus Martijs i496 [15 Mar. 1496]
265, [1] leaves (the last leaf blank) : ill. ; 34 cm. (fol.)
vosi vtde i-i- exme (3) 1496 (A)
Incunabula -- Italy -- Venice -- 1496.
Printers' devices (Publishing) -- Italy -- Venice -- 15th century.
Wooden boards (Binding) -- Germany -- 16th century.
Bevelled edge boards (Binding) -- Germany -- 16th century.
Clasps (Binding) -- Germany -- 16th century.
Place of Publication:
Italy Venice.
Edited by Franciscus Argilagnes.
Includes the text of Petrus de Abano's De venenis.
Imprint from colophon on leaf 2K9r, which reads: Petri Aponensis libro Conciliatoris diuini. Et eiusde[m] de venenis finis deo duce i[m]positus est a Boneto Locatello Bergomense Nobilis viri d[omi]ni Octauiani Scoti Medoetiensis impensa: cum hoc nouissimo annexo de rigore nonagesimesecunde differentie qui vt correctior redderetur: ex libris alias i[m]pressis: & postmodu[m] correctis a medicis p[re]sta[n]tissimis magna adhibita dilige[n]tia extractus e[st]. Venetijs Idibus martijs. i496. D[omi]no Augustino Barbadico Principe felicissimo regente. Finis.
Signatures: A-2I⁸ 2K¹⁰.
Chancery folio, printed in double columns. Leaf A3r: 66 lines to a full column, plus headline; area of text: 243 (250) x 160 mm.; col. width: 77 mm. Printed paragraph marks. With foliation and signatures; without catchwords. Rubrication not called for. Floriated woodcut initials; three woodcut diagrams (leaves D6r, N3v and Q1r); one woodcut illustration of the human abdominal muscles on leaf 2H5v. Register at end. Device of Ottaviano Scotto at end.
Caption on leaf 2I8v reads: Tractatus de venenis a Mag[ist]ro Petro de Abano editus.
Local notes:
Penn Libraries copy imperfect: leaves C1-C8 wanting.
Leaf size: 313 x 215 mm.
Penn Libraries copy has a few ms. underlines and marginal notes supplied by readers in ink or pencil; a few ms. marginal marks supplied by a reader in pencil; ms. inscription ("Duplum") on front pastedown.
From the library of Henry Charles Lea. With his bookplate affixed to back pastedown and his autograph (1876) on recto of front free endpaper.
Bound in one-quarter blind-stamped pig with ms. title and date ("Conciliator 1520") over beveled-edge wooden boards; 4 raised bands on spine; blind-stamped spine panels; ms. author and title on spine; remains of paper label affixed at foot of spine; remains of 1 leather and metal clasp; evidence of 1 other clasp and 2 catchplates.
Penn Libraries copy has engraved bookplate ("Ioan[n]es Sigismund[us] Zeller ... Bellinensis Suffraganeus") on front pastedown; leaf with early ms. inscription ("1496") laid in.
Penn Libraries copy has occasional dampstaining at head-edge and fore-edge of leaves; some pinpoint wormholes through boards; pastedowns and endpapers lightly wormed; occasional wormholes in margins of bookblock.
Penn Provenance:
Lea, Henry Charles, 1825-1909 (autograph) (bookplate)
Zeller, Johannes Sigismund, Bishop of Belline, 1653-1729 (bookplate)
Penn Chronology:
1496 (15 Mar.)
Cited in:
Goff P-435
BSB-Ink. P-312
Walsh, J.E. 15th cent. printed books, 2323, 2324
ISTC ip00435000
Argilagnes, Franciscus, fl. 1483.
Locatelli, Boneto, fl. 1486-1523, printer.
Scotto, Ottaviano, d. 1498, publisher.
Incunable Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Henry Charles Lea Library (University of Pennsylvania)
Early Venetian Imprint Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Petrus, de Abano, ca. 1250-ca. 1315. De venenis.
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