Tractatus urinarum.

Accession number: 
PML 380.2
Bernard, de Gordon, approximately 1260-approximately 1318.
Ferarie : Andrea[m] gallum, Anno domini .1487. die 4. Martii [4 March 1487].
[24] leaves ; 30 cm (fol.)
Credit Line: 
Purchased with the Bennett collection, 1902.

Title from incipit (leaf a1r): Incipit Tractatus urinarum Excelle[n]tissimi Medici Magistri Bernardi de Gorgonio.
Colophon (leaf d6r): Explicit tractatus de urinis. [et] de cautellis urinarum. cu[m] Tractatu de pulsibus. Excellentissimi medici d[omi]ni magistri Bernardi de Gordonio. Impressus Ferarie per providu[m] vi[rum] magistru[m] Andrea[m] gallum Anno domini .1487. die 4. Martii.
Printed in types 4:170G and 5:83G.
Collation: a-d⁶: 24 leaves.
Paper format: Super-chancery folio
PML copy leaf dimensions: 29.2 x 20 cm.
PML copy listed under "Second Press" in Checklist.

Modern blind-tooled full brown goatskin over boards (30 x 21 cm.), sewn on 3 supports by Charlotte Ullman, 1965. Marbled paper pastedowns and fly leaves with plain paper fly leaves; decorative endbands.

Hand decoration: Rubricated, red lombards, paragraph marks, and capital strokes. Annotations: Contemporary notations in chapter 26 and at end on the colors of urine, in a German hand (same notations in all three works bound together).

Claudius Chevez, inscription, 17th century(?): "Claudius Chevez Catalaunaeus Doctor Medicus Montepliensis" (leaf Gg1 of De Urinis, 380.1); Antoine-Jean Daval, doctor at Paris, inscription, partially abraded, 17th/18th century; Louis de Plauterose, purchase inscription, 1780 (blank leaf before Kircheim); Richard Bennett (1849-1930), armorial bookplate (front pastedown) and bibliographical notes: No. 124, 22/4/96 and price code: wy/e/e (former front fly leaf, now in dept. files); J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), purchased with the Bennett collection, 1902.