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Opera chemica

  • Boerhaave, Hermann, 1688-1738.
c. 1725
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Boerhaave, Hermann (1668-1738)
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About this work


Opera chemica. The work is a collection of 211 chemical processes, probably the work of a student, extracted from Boerhaave's works on pharmaceutical chemistry. It is lettered on the spine 'Boerhaave Manuscript'.


c. 1725

Physical description

1 volume 399 pp. + 2 ll. 4to. 25 x 19 cm. Original quarter calf binding. As a frontispiece, there is an engraved portrait of Boerhaave by an anonymous artist which has been pasted on to a fly-leaf.

Acquisition note

Purchased 1924.

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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