Livre du nombre propre

Middle 16th century
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Livre du nombre propre de chasque chose naturellement enclos de son propre nom, dont la vertu est tirée d'une première causse de Nature. Accompanied by a partial transcript in pencil, interleaved, by a modern hand and inaccurate. The title as given is taken from lines 6-8 of the 'Prologue'. The unidentified Author seems to base his ideas on the numerical theories of the Cabalists.


Middle 16th century

Physical description

1 volume 24 ll. (last 2 bl.). 8vo. 231/2 X 151/2 cm. Modern green vellum binding.


The papers are available subject to the usual conditions of access to Archives and Manuscripts material, after the completion of a Reader's Undertaking.

Acquisition note

Purchased 1933.

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

  • 66379