Medical and alchemical miscellany.
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- Medical and alchemical miscellany.
- Published / Created
- [ca. 1450-1475]
- Publication Place
Manuscript, on paper, in several cursive hands, containing a variety of alchemical, medical, and other "scientific" texts in Latin, Middle English, and Anglo-Norman French. Contents include two Middle English poems, one on the four temperments, and the other the alchemical Secrets of the philosophers, attributed to George Ripley. Other contents include a dialogue between Dives and Lazarus; a copy of the Computus manualis; verious medical and alchemical recipes and formulae; and a treatise on snakeskin.
Binding: contemporary limp vellum.
From the collection of Toshiyuki Takamiya, 2013-.
- 83 l. : paper ; 200 x 150 mm
- Extent of Digitization
- This object has been completely digitized.
English, Middle (1100-1500)
French, Middle (ca.1400-1600)
- Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
- Call Number
- Takamiya MS 61
Subjects, Formats, And Genres
- Manuscripts, Medieval--England--15th century.
- Resource Type
- Archives or Manuscripts
- Subject (Topic)
Alchemy--Early works to 1800.
English literature--Middle English, 1100-1500.
English poetry--Middle English, 1100-1500.
English prose literature--Middle English, 1100-1500.
Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven.
Medicine--Early works to 1800.
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library.
Science--Early works to 1800.
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A handlist of western Medieval manuscripts in the Takamiya collection / Toshiyuki Takamiya, in The Medieval book: glosses from friends & colleagues of Christopher de Hamel, ed. by Richard Linenthal, James Marrow and William Noel. 't Goy-Houten: Hes & De Graff, 2010, pp. 421-437.
Medical and Alchemical Miscellany. Takamiya MS 61.
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