Ms. miscellaneous treatises, mostly veterinary, written and illuminated in southern Italy, perhaps in Apulia, early 15th century.
Texts: ex libris of Giovanni Maria della Salla (fol. 1); drawings (fols. 2-5); Laurentius Rusius, Livro de la menscalcia de li cavalli (fols. 6-48v); recipes for unguents (fol. 48v); Tractatus acque vite (fols. 49v-53); calendar for the south Adriatic coast of Italy (fols. 56-61v); Tractatus de morbis naturalibus et accidentalibus ac signis et curis equorum (fols. 64-107).
The author of the Tractatus de morbis naturalibus et accidentalibus ac signis et curis equorum apparently was inspired by Hippocrates--Cf. PML files.
Decoration: 8 full-page colored drawings, including a blood-letting horse and a zodiacal horse; 151 textual illustrations.
Pierpont Morgan Library. MS M.735 and London, British Library. MS Add. 15097 are stylistically earlier than Naples, Bib. Gerolamini. MS Cf.2.7.--cf PML files.