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Mexico, 18th century: compendium of remedies

late 18th cent
  • Archives and manuscripts

About this work


[Begins:] Magisterio rosado. Produced in Mexico. In 7 hands. A numbered collection of 76 miscellaneous internal remedies, ointments and plasters, primarily from the European tradition. Receipt 27 is for an ointment based on pulque.


late 18th cent

Physical description

Pp. 26 (pp. 15-16 bl.). 20.5 x 15 cm. Unbound.

Acquisition note

Purchased 1962.

Ownership note

Formerly part of the Guerra Collection.

Finding aids

Described in: Robin Price, An Annotated Catalogue of Medical Americana in the Library of the Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine (London: Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, 1983).


  • Spanish

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