two volumes: (a) Giordano Ruffo, De medicina equorum, followed by related notes from Vegetius, De Re Militari, 260mm. by 182mm., a fragment of 21 leaves on vellum (3 quires, the second beginning with a singleton but with no losses to text, wanting leaves from front and end, and a few between the first and second quire and a single leaf between the second and third), single column, 31 lines in two rounded gothic bookhands, capitals touched in yellow, rubrics in red, 2-line initials in red or blue with contrasting penwork, inscription inside front board recording gift of volume from one physician (Vincenzo Malacarne) to another (Giovanni Alessandro Brambilla of Pavia) in 1781/7, loose in nineteenth-century red paper over pasteboards, Italy, mid-fourteenth century; (b) Benedetto Rubollo, Rimedi per cavalla, 145mm. by 100mm., 88 leaves on paper, c.18 lines in a cursive hand, contemporary limp vellum binding, Italy, late sixteenth century; both in good condition
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