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Extracts from 'Aphorisms'

  • Boerhaave, Hermann, 1688-1738.
mid-18th century
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Boerhaave, Hermann (1668-1738)
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Extracts from Boerhaave's 'Aphorisms'; notes on physics, mechanics, physiology, anatomy, marine plants, etc.: in Latin.The section on mechanics is illustrated with a few roughly drawn diagrams.


mid-18th century

Physical description

1 volume 176 ll. 4to. 201/2 x 16 cm. Original vellum binding. Some leaves have been torn out at the beginning, and in the middle of the volume.

Acquisition note

Purchased 1928.

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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