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Mexico, 18th century: compendium of remedies

Date
late 18th cent
Reference
WMS/Amer.58
  • Archives and manuscripts

About this work

Description

[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.

Publication/Creation

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).

Languages

  • Spanish

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