Lemery, Nicolas (1645-1715)

  • Lemery, Nicolas, 1645-1715
  • Archives and manuscripts

About this work


Tractat universal de drogas simples. Ahont se troba los diferents noms, origen, y calitats...en los vegetables, animals y minerals, las quals son treatas y copiadas del llibre de Nicolas Lameri...treduit de Frances en liengua Catalana...per Francisco Rodrigues, jove adroguer...Half title 'Historia general de drogues' within an ornamental pen-drawn border, title-page within historiated pen-drawn panel, lettered in red and black. On the verso a full-page pen-drawing of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin. Heading and initials of the text in red, some pen-drawn illustrations, but the majority of the spaces left unfilled. After p. 139 of the first part the writing changes from an upright hand to a sloped current hand. Produced in Barcelona.



Physical description

1 volume 10 ll. (4 bl.). + 282 pp. + 6 ll. + 2 ll. + 113 pp. + 7 ll. (5 bl.). + 1 l. + 74 pp. + 15 ll. (12 bl.). folio. 321/2 x 231/2 cm. Original gilt-stamped calf binding over wooden boards, worn.

Acquisition note

Purchased 1908.

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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Accession number

  • 21260