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Simples in Physick

c. 1725
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Materia medica, res herbaria. Catalogus officialis et officinalis officinae Pharmacopolarum. In Portuguese, English and Spanish. A compilation probably made by an Englishman, containing lists in alphabetical order of medicinal herbs, with their Latin and Portuguese, or Spanish names. There are numerous descriptive notes in Portuguese or English, and additions by different hands. On p. 126 'Miller's [Gardener's] Dictionary 1724' is mentioned.


c. 1725

Physical description

1 volume 133 pp. + 2 ll. tall 12mo. 18 × 6 cm. Original paper covers.

Acquisition note

Purchased 1923.

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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