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c. 1525-1610
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Collection of notes on surgery, and surgical remedies, gunshot wounds: with miscellaneous medical receipts, etc. In Italian, by various hands. A foliation in pencil has been added. On fol. 42 is a rough pen-drawing of a chiromantic hand. Contents: Ff. 1-3 A short work on ulcers, the beginning of which is missing. [c. 1525]. 4-18 [Anon.]. Delle archibusate, et altre ferite fatte da simili strumenti da guerra. With heading in red. Fol. 19 Magistro ANDREA. Receipt for a medicinal bath. Ff. 19v-20 Magistro ANDREA. Consiglio sopra del male franzese. 20v-22 Documenti brevemente... necessarii alla arte chirurgha. 23-27 [Magistro ANDREA]. Miscellaneous receipts. 28-31 Il vero modo et segreto per guarire la carnosita et ulcere et flussi di orina che vengono dentro al membro dello huomo. This is said to have been used for many patients 'doppo l'anno 1553 sino al presente'. 32-40 Miscellaneous receipts by various hands. 40v, 41 Qui incomincia ne gli efetti che fano li unguenti. 42v-44 Dell'operatione che fano cerotti, etc. 44v-End HIPPOCRATES. Aforismi. (Abbreviated). The dates 1577, 1581 appear on fol. 35, and 1610 on fol. 44.


c. 1525-1610

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1 volume 50 ll. 4to. 23 x 16 cm. Modern boards. The beginning of the first work is wanting.


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Purchased 1910.

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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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