Le régime du corps

Record ID: 
77081
Accession number: 
MS M.165
Title: 
Le régime du corps
Created: 
France, perhaps Rouen, ca. 1440-1450.
Binding: 
French 16th-century brown stamped calf over wooden boards, with 10 metal bosses and clasp.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1902.
Description: 
129 leaves (1 column, 29 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 260 x 180 mm
Provenance: 
Early owner Thwayte (ca. 1500); no. 48 in an English bookseller's catalogue (Ellis?); William Morris; purchased in 1897 by Richard Bennett from Morris's estate; Catalogue of manuscripts and early printed books from the libraries of William Morris, Richard Bennett, Bertram, fourth Earl of Ashburnham, and other sources, no. 108; purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) with the Bennett Collection in 1902; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms. medical treatise; written and illuminated in France, perhaps Rouen, ca. 1440-1450.
Texts: Le régime du corps; Letter to Caesar of the Pseudo-Hippocrates; the Livre de Galien; Zodiacal and Planetary tables; excerpts from the Flos medicinae Salerni.
Decoration: 1 large miniature, 150 historiated initials.

Script: 
bastarda
Language: 
French and Latin
Century: 
Classification: