Manuscript, on paper, in a single hand, containing Louis Vaslet's transcriptions of lectures in natural philosophy delivered by Jean-Robert Chouet at the University of Geneva. The text is followed by an index.
Binding: contemporary mottled calf, rebacked; marbled endpapers. Ex libris British Medical Association Library. Purchased from Roger Gaskell Rare Books on the Edwin J. Beinecke Book Fund, 2010. Jean-Robert Chouet studied Cartesian philosophy at Nîmes and theology at Geneva. He was professor of philosophy at Geneva from 1669 until 1686. Louis Vaslet (1666-1731) was a French Hugenot refugee who became master of Fulham School. Title page gives place of production as "Salmurii" (Samur).
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Louis Vaslet, Physicae Compendium. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.