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Oribasios, Medical Collections, Books 1-10 and 14


Great Britain, Cambridge, 1648 AD

Physical description

Paper; Material: paper; i + 482 + i; dimensions: height 320 mm, length 212 mm

Acquisition note

Marks of ownership: (1r) ‘Vita Oribasii describitur a Eunapium graecae, qui Eunapius cum Dionysio Laertio in 8100 συνδέεται’ – (1r) ‘Hoc Manuscriptum Transcribebatur ex Codice Bibliothecae St Johannuis Collegii: Acad. Cantab. Atque Reuisum fuit secundum Codicem Anno Domini 1648. Robertus Waideson, Medicinae Doctor’ – (1r) ‘Ex Bibliotheca Askeviana / P. ii. Art. 588 / J. Sims’.

Ownership note

probably commissioned by Robert Wadeson, Cambridge – Anthony Askew(1722–74), London; [his sale, G. Leigh and J. Sotheby, London, 16 March 1785, lot 588]; purchased by James Sims (1741–1820), London, in 1785; purchased by the London Medical Society in 1802; purchased by the Wellcome Library in 1984.

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