De physiologia humana

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Rubertus, Michael Angelus
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De physiologia humana. De generatione humana. De universo mercurialium usu. De ligno guiacino, sassaphrasio, radice chinae et salsaparillae. Title of first work in red: illustrated by three pen and water-colour diagrams, one folding, explanatory of air-pressure and respiration. On fol. 125 of the first work is written: 'Finem posui die VI Iunii/anno D.MLCCXXXX./Sub disciplina A. et M. D. D. Mi/chaelis Angeli Ruberti'. Notes of an unnamed student, and probably a continuation of the course of lectures begun in MS. No. 4312: it is written by the same hand as the three Rossi MSS., Nos. 4267-9. Produced in Naples.



Physical description

1 volume 1 l. + 125 ff. + 7 ll. (last 3 bl.). + 99 ff. + 5 bl. ll. + 51 ff. + 2 bl. ll. 4to. 201/2 × 15 cm. Original vellum binding.

Acquisition note

Purchased 1912.

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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  • 31605