Oct 13, 2022 - Sale 2617

Sale 2617 - Lot 24

Price Realized: $ 1,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,200 - $ 1,500
Joannes de Mediolano (fl. 1100)
Regimen Sanitatis Salerni: or, The Schoole of Salernes Regiment of Health.

London: Printed by B. Alsop & T. Fawcet, 1634.

English translation attributed to Philemon Holland (1552-1637), with a translation by Thomas Paynell of Arnaldus de Villanova's commentary, type ornament border cropped with loss at foot; first leaf blank but for signature mark present before the title; bound in full later calf, 7x 5 in.

With early Medieval origins, the Regimen Sanitatis Salerni contains practical advice regarding hygiene, diet, drink, and exercise, all for the benefit of long life and happiness: a joyful mind, rest, and a moderate diet.

STC 21604; ESTC S116397.