Manuscripts from England

Five 13th-century medical manuscripts, possibly written in England, with additions of the 14th and 15th centuries

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Five 13th-century medical manuscripts, possibly written in England, with additions of the 14th and 15th centuries
DescriptionThe manuscripts had been bound into one volume by the 15th century. The contents are: (i) translation, by Constantinus Africanus, of 'De gradibus simplicium' by Isaac and the end of an unidentified work, with recipes added in later hands; (ii) Gerard, 'De modo medendi', with recipes and notes added by later hands; (iii) a work on digestion; (iv) seven works on medical subjects; (v) the end of an unidentified work on the degrees of medicine, with added recipes in French.
ShelfmarkAdv.MS.18.6.1
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Manuscripts from England
Medieval and early modern manuscripts
DescriptionA selection of over 200 volumes of medieval and early modern manuscripts, dating from the 9th to the 17th century. Some of Scotland's most important early manuscripts are included in the many Scottish volumes. These are complemented by interesting and significant works of international origin, including volumes from France, England, the Low Countries, Italy and a number of other countries. Most of the manuscripts were collected by the Advocates Library, the forerunner of the National Library of Scotland.
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