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Medical and alchemical miscellany.

Medical and alchemical miscellany.

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Date: [ca. 1450-1475]
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From the collection of Toshiyuki Takamiya, 2013-.
Binding: contemporary limp vellum.
Abstract:
Manuscript, on paper, in several cursive hands, containing a variety of alchemical, medical, and other "scientific" texts in Latin, Middle English, and Anglo-Norman French. Contents include two Middle English poems, one on the four temperments, and the other the alchemical Secrets of the philosophers, attributed to George Ripley. Other contents include a dialogue between Dives and Lazarus; a copy of the Computus manualis; verious medical and alchemical recipes and formulae; and a treatise on snakeskin.
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83 l. : paper ; 200 x 150 mm
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Object ID: 16371237
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