Scola medico-chirurgica [manuscript] / dell' eccell[ente] sig[nor] Vincislao Buzzati Veneto ad uso da suoi scolari.

Buzzati, Venceslao, 1697-1750.
Ragusa, 1738.
139 leaves : paper ; 191 x 128 (150 x 110) mm. bound to 197 x 140 mm.
Hygiene -- Early works to 1800.
Medicine -- Early works to 1800.
Medicine -- Study and teaching -- 18th century.
Manuscripts, Italian -- 18th century.
Manuscripts, European.
Medical treatise divided into three theorems (lacking the first of four), on pathology, semiotics (interpreting the signs of disease), and hygiene. Medical notes added on leaves at beginning and end by a later hand (p. ii-iii, 270). 2 leaves torn out (p. 82-85) and final leaf partial (p. 270).
1. p.vii-77: Theorema secondo: Della phatalogia [sic].
2. p.78-199: Theorema terzo: Della semeiotica.
3. p.200-269: Theorema quarto: Della hygene.
Ms. codex.
Title from title page (p. v).
Pagination: Paper, 139; [i-viii],1-77 (f. 5r-43r), [iii], 78-81, 86-120 (f. 45r-64r), [122-270] (f. 65r-139r), contemporary pagination in ink, upper center, modern pagination in pencil, upper right recto.
Layout: Written in 27-28 long lines.
Script: Written in cursive script, largely by one hand, probably the name (first name Antonio) crossed out on the title page; additions and pagination possibly in the hand of Paolo Naracci (p. v).
Binding: Contemporary (18th-century) paper board with mottled edges; upper cover detached.
Origin: Written in Ragusa (in Sicily, or modern Dubrovnik in Croatia) in 1738 (p. v).
Local notes:
Lawrence J. Schoenberg & Barbara Brizdle Manuscript Initiative.
Penn Provenance:
Formerly owned by P. A. di Giacomo, possibly of Putiza (Putica in modern Montenegro?); inscription, Ex dono P. A. di Giacomus Putiza (p. 270).
Appears in Phillip J. Pirages Fine Books cat. 34, no. 490.
Formerly owned by John D. Stanitz (Cleveland, Ohio), Ms. 41 (former paper jacket).
Acquired by Lawrence J. Schoenberg with other Stanitz manuscripts, Sept. 1997.
Deposit by Lawrence J. Schoenberg and Barbara Brizdle, 2012.
Gift of Barbara Brizdle Schoenberg, 2016.
Cited in:
Described in Transformation of knowledge: early manuscripts from the collection of Lawrence J. Schoenberg (London: Paul Holberton, 2006), p. 99 (LJS 210).
Cited as:
UPenn LJS 210.
Naracci, Paolo, scribe.
Giacomo, P. A. di, former owner.
Stanitz, John D., former owner.
Schoenberg, Lawrence J., former owner.
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