Collection ID: 0002 | Metadata type: TEI
Ms. Codex 752 Materia medica
Call numberMs. Codex 752
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
- bibid: 2487581
PublisherThe University of Pennsylvania Libraries
LanguageEnglish, with a few recipes in Latin
- ca. 1748-1749
Compendium of medical recipes and treatments, with many notes on dosage for children and infants. Includes emetics, purgatives, carminatives, stomachics, febrifuges, emollients, diuretics, emmenagogues, elixirs, etc. Incomplete table of contents (f. 1r-2v).
- Ms. codex.
- Title supplied by cataloger.
Extent212 leaves : 136 x 95 mm. bound to 134 x 92 mm
FoliationPaper, 212; [1-212]; modern foliation in pencil, lower right recto.
BindingContemporary leather with later paper wrapper pasted to upper cover. Leather is badly deteriorated particularly on the spine. Paper wrapper is brittle and disintegrating also particularly on the spine. Leaves were trimmed unevenly at the top resulting in the loss of text, particularly in the second half of the manuscript. First few leaves are very fragile due to damage from tears and tape residue.
- Sold by Philadelphia Rare Books and Manuscripts, 1998.
- Pharmacy--England--18th century
- Medicine--Formulae, receipts, prescriptions--Early works to 1800
- Manuscripts, English--18th century
- Manuscripts, European
Table of contents
- fol. 1r — Table of contents, f. 1r
Inside front cover
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Section: Table of contents, f. 1r
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