7 14 AVICENNA. (Abu Ali al-Hussein ibn Abdallah ibn Sina). HaKanon HaGadol - Canon Medicinae. Translated from Arabic into Hebrew by Nathan of Cento (HaMe’ati). FIRST EDITION. Five parts bound in one. Double columns. Early annotations in Hebrew and Latin in several hands. A wide-margined copy. ff. 477 (of 480), opening three leaves provided in facsimile. Previous owner’s marks, few initial leaves stained or soiled, one leaf laid to size, occasional expert marginal repairs, otherwise an attractive copy. Bound in Valmadonna-custom deep-cherry blind-tooled morocco, spine titled in gilt, with twin clasps and hinges. Housed in fitted slip-case. Thick folio. [Vinograd, Naples 26; Goff Heb-4; Offenberg 6; Steinschneider, p. 767, no. 4486-1; Thes. A71; Wineman Cat. 41; Friedenwald, p. 45.] Naples, Azriel ben Joseph Aschkenazi Gunzenhauser, 1491-92. $50,000 - $70,000 ❧ THE FIRST MEDICAL TEXT PRINTED IN HEBREW.