Die Ordnung der Gesundtheit.

Accession number: 
PML 49461
Uniform title: 
Regimen sanitatis. German.
Augsburg : Johann Schönsperger, 1 September 1481.
[49] leaves : illus. (woodcut) ; 28 cm (fol)
Credit Line: 
Purchased as a Gift of the Fellows, 1958.

Bearer type visible at bottom of leaf [6]/8r.
Collation: [1-5⁸ 6⁸ (5+1: Ist all weg)]: 49 leaves.
Colophon (leaf [6]/8v): Das nützlich bůch von ordnung der gesuntheit hat getruckt un[d] volendet Hanns Schönsperger zů Augspurt. am sampstag vor santt Mangen tage. Nach Christi gepurt Tausent vierhundert und in einundachtzigistem jare.
Incipit on leaf [1]/3r printed in red.
ISTC/Goff misidentify format as 4to.
Paper format: Chancery folio
PML copy leaf dimensions: 26.8 x 18 cm, some deckel edges.
PML copy with part of leaf [6]/8 missing, repaired and text replaced in manuscript. Several leaves torn and repaired.
Printed in Schönsperger's type 1*:140G.
Title from incipit of Register (leaf [1]/1v): Hie hebt sich an das Register und die capitel dises nachgeschriben büchlins genennet Regimen sanitatis/ das ist von d[er] ordunung der gesundtheit.
Woodcut of a doctor and apothecary examining a standing male patient (leaf [1]/2v).

18th-century(?) half parchment with paper sides over paper boards (28 x 19.5 cm), sewn on 3 supports. Plain paper pastedowns and fly leaves.

Hand decoration: No rubrication required. Annotations: Contemporary marginal notes in 2 hands, in Latin and German.

Unidentified signature, abraded (leaf [1]/1r); inscription: "Jussa in divu[m] exequar, [clover] M.M.A. [clover]", same hand as Latin marginalia, 16th century; Pierpont Morgan Library, purchased from George A. Deny Livres Anciens, 1958.