Title from incipit (leaf a2v): Incipit fasciculus medicine compositus p[er] excellentissimu[m] artium ac medicine doctorem: dominu[m] Joannem de Ketham Alamanum: tractans de anothomia [et] diversis infirmitatibus: [et] corporis humani: cui annectuntus multi alii tractatus per diversos excellentissimo doctores compositi. Necnon anothomia Mundini.
Colophon (leaf f4v): Explicit fasciculus medicine in quo [con]tinent[ur]: ... Impressum Venetiis per Joannem [et] Gregoriu[m] de Gregoriis fratres. Anno domini .M.cccc. die xxviii. Martii.
Printed in types 35:74Gb, 26:110R, 19:64G, 34:58G, and 57G (BMC).
Collation: a-e⁶ f⁴: 34 leaves.
Paper format: Super-chancery folio
10 full page woodcuts and woodcut initials.
Johannes de Ketham can be convincingly identified as Hans von Kircheim of Swabia, fl. 1455-1470, professor of medicine in Vienna, who used this collection for his lectures and recommended it to his pupils. This collection of texts was in circulation by 1400. See K. Sudhoff, The Fasciculus Medicinae of Johannes de Ketham, Alemanus. Facsimile of the first, Venetian, edition of 1491 (Milan, 1924).
PML copy leaf dimensions: 29.2 x 20 cm., trimmed.
Hand decoration: Woodcuts hand colored; rubricated, red paragraph marks and capital strokes. Annotations: Partially interleaved with considerable contemporary notations throughout (but mainly in quires a-b), in a German hand (same notations in all three works bound together). Genitalia on woodcuts has been abraded.