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Livre des drogues touchant la medecinne [sic] et l'appoticairerie ... 1710. Barbeyrac (C.). Traité des maux vénériens. [Anon.] La manière de faire la pierre minérale [with other medical receipts]. [Anon.] Expériences nouvelles de phisique et de médecine. 1713. [Incomplete]. The first work starts on a page numbered 137, but pp. 1-136 do not seem to have formed part of this volume at any time. Contents: (1) Girard de Bergeries (J.). Livre des drogues (pp. 137-297); (2) Barbeyrac (C.). Traité des maux vénériens (pp. 299-338); (3) [Anon.] La manière de faire la pierre minérale [etc.] (pp. 341-372); (4) [Anon.] Expériences nouvelles [Incomplete] (70 pp.). Pasted on the upper cover is a label inscribed: 'Remèdes pour quelques maladies d'après Mr. Girard': this is signed 'C. Meynard'.



Physical description

1 volume 1 l. + pp. 137-372. + 1 l. + 70 pp. 4to. 22 × 17 cm. Original sheepskin binding worn. Pp. 329/330, 339/340 are wanting: also pp. 57/58, and all after p. 70 of the last treatise.

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Purchased 1930.

Biographical note

Jacob Girard de Bergeries was professor of theology and of Greek as well as a Doctor of Medicine at Lausanne [cf. Olivier (E.) 'Jacob Girard de Bergeries (1615-1681) le medecin' in 'Revue historique vaudoise', 1938, pp. 274-293, 359-368. Ibid. 1939, pp. 195-209.].

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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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