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Receipt-Book, French: 17th century

c. 1670
  • Archives and manuscripts

About this work


Collection of medical receipts, and directions for making syrups and sweetmeats, etc.: in French.

Preceded by 'Petite chronologie des Roys de France' and 'Stances chrétiennes'.

Contents: Petite chronologie (ll. 1-49) (The latest date is 1662). Stances chrétiennes (ll. 49-77). Medical receipts (ll. 78-121). Remainder blank.

A note written inside the upper cover 'Ce manuscrit contient des recettes curieuses pour les maladies: découvert par A. Pratt à Lisieux'.


c. 1670

Physical description

1 volume 180 ll. (last 56 bl.). 8vo. 15 × 10 cm. Original boards.

Acquisition note

Purchased 1920.

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).

Location of duplicates

Microfilm reference: AMS/MF/202.


  • French

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