1 volume (132 pages) : paper ; 25 x 19 cm bound to 25 x 20 cm
Manuscript copy of De ambigue prolatis in judicium criminationibus consultationes physico-medicae nonnullae, which was published in Bologna in 1742. It includes four chapters on infanticide written between 1712 and 1739. Chapters one, three, and four are atttributed to Mattaeus Bazzani; chapter two is attributed to Ioseph Pozzi Iacobi. Manuscript title page also includes publishing details, "Bononiae MDCCXLII. Ex typographia D. Thomae Aquinatis, superiorum permissu", which appear to have been transcribed from the title page of the 1742 edition.
Ms. codex. Title transcribed from title page. Collation: Paper; fol. i + 66 + i. Collation impractical due to tightness of binding. Script: Written in an italic hand. Origin: Most likely written in Italy during the second half of the eighteenth century. Shelfmark: Berkeley, CA, the Robbins Collection, UC Berkeley School of Law, Robbins MS 309.
Formatted Contents Note
De infantis nece accusata mater Pro Maria Vanti in capitis judicium vocata Pro viro de intentato uxori veneficio accusato Parere sopra di un bambino trovato morto col bellico sciolto dentro un mucchio di rottami di fabbriche.
Restrictions: Inquiries concerning this item should be directed to the reference librarian for the Robbins Collection.
Catalogue of printed books in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library, 122.
Matteo Bazzani, born in April 1674, was a physician who taught anatomy and medicine at the Università di Bologna from 1698 until his death in 1749. Giuseppe d'Ippolito Pózzi, born in 1697 in Bologna, was a physician and lecturer of anatomy, as well as a poet. He died in 1752.
Inscription "[Angelus?] Ma. [Quagni?], xxjv:" in ink on front pastedown. Notes in pencil, possibly unrelated to manuscript, inscribed on back pastedown.
Contemporary binding; bound in brown marbled paper with calf-backed boards. Brown calf spine with gilt bands and red morocco label stamped "Consultation med-physico" in gilt.
Publications About Described Materials Note
Bazzani, Matteo. De ambigue prolatis in judicium criminationibus consultationes physico-medicae nonnullae. Bologna : D. Thomae Aquinatis, 1742.