Remèdes et secrets très éprouvés pour l'embellissement de la beauté des dames, et pour toutes les perfections du corps qui les rendent aimables

mid-18th century
  • Archives and manuscripts

About this work


The second part is divided into several sections of 'Secrets':

Les essences et les liqueurs (ff. 2-42v);

Le tabac (ff. 42v-45v);

L'écriture (ff. 45v-50);

Les maladies des animaux principalement des chevaux (ff. 53-59);

Recueil des secrets différents tant amusants qu'utiles (ff. 60-101).


mid-18th century

Physical description

1 volume 58 ff. + ff. 2-101 + 6 ll. (last 2 bl.). 4to. 22 × 17 cm. Original calf-gilt binding. Fol. 1 and fol. 100 of the second part are wanting, and a general title-page before the first part is probably missing.

Acquisition note

Purchased 1936.

Finding aids

Database description transcribed from S.A.J. Moorat, Catalogue of Western Manuscripts on Medicine and Science in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library (London: Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, 1962-1973).


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Accession number

  • 69691