Fitzgerald, Gerald ( -1748)

  • Fitzgerald, Gerald, d.1748
c. 1740
  • Archives and manuscripts

About this work


Tractatus de morbis internis thoracis. De morbis internis abdominis (incomplete). De affectibus cutaneis. A student's notes of lectures. By the same hand as MS. 2373 [Fitzgerald (G.) [& others]]. The first and last 'Tractatus' are certainly by Fitzgerald, the second is probably also by him. Produced in Montpellier.


c. 1740

Physical description

1 volume 320 ll. (last bl.). 8vo. 191/2 × 131/2 cm. Original calf binding. There are 42 blank leaves at the end of the second tract.

Acquisition note

Purchased 1929.

Biographical note

The author was born at Limerick and qualified M.D. at Montpellier in 1719, he succeeded Chirac as professor of medicine in 1732.

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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  • 50805