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mid-18th century
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About this work


Copies of the pharmacopoeias of Guy's, St Thomas', and St Bartholomew's Hospitals, London, all dated 1743 [texts divergent from those published in Robert Poole, A physical vade mecum (London, 1741)], together with drawings of bandages, notes on medical topics and additional pharmaceutical formulae.


mid-18th century

Physical description

1 volume 1 volume: 248 × 198 mm., 94 ff. (58-94 blank). Half-leather binding, re-backed.

Acquisition note

The manuscript collection of the Medical Society of London, of which this material formerly was part, was purchased by the Wellcome Library in 1984.

Finding aids

Database description taken from that in: Richard Palmer, Catalogue of Western Manuscripts in the Wellcome Library for the History & Understanding of Medicine: Western Manuscripts 5120-6244 (London: The Wellcome Library for the History & Understanding of Medicine, 1999).


  • English

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