Manuscrit referment quatres traités sur la science hermétique

c. 1750
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About this work


The frontispiece is a very crude symbolic water-colour drawing. Contents: On the first fly-leaf, 'No. 14 laurencin', and on the last 'aprouvé par laurencin'. This may possibly be the signature of Jean Espérance Blandine de Laurencin [1732-1812], a French littérateur.


c. 1750

Physical description

1 volume 3 ll. + 133 pp. + 101 pp. + 71 pp. + 54 pp. 8vo. 16 × 10 cm. Original calf binding, repaired and rebacked. A leaf has been cut out after the general title. A name has been roughly erased from the t.p. and from the frontispiece.

Acquisition note

Purchased 1909.

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

  • 21765