Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 134 (T.6.16)
Title: Praelectiones Physiologicae
Date of Creation: Between 1699 and 1799
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Bernardi Siegfriedi Albini, (Weisz), Praelectiones Physiologicae.
B.S. Albinus' (Bernhard Siegfried Weisz's) Lectures on Physiology:
Begins (1, 2 [f. 2, page '3'] recto lines 1-4): PROLEGOMENA | Ornatissimi Auditoris. | Obsequiosus Votis Vestris aggredior tradere Physiologi= | am Medicam. Hoc est, quĉ tractat de tota Natura ho=
Ends (54, 7 [f. 431, page '861'] recto lines 10, 11): copiosus fructus | FINIS.
[An index in the same hand occupies the remaining pages.]
Remarks: On page 593 the author refers to his brother who lived, shortly before, at Leyden: "Christianus Bernhardus Albinus."
B.S. Albinus (Weisz), a famous anatomist (1696-1770), was professor at Leyden for 50 years.
This work (?autograph) appears to be ineditum, as it does not occur in the list of his publications.
[Formerly Q.7.9; Q.7.133]
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Paper, 7 7/8 x 6ĵ, ff. 432, well written in single cols. of 22 lines, each 6 5/8 x 5½, margins folded, not ruled, no signatures, but catchwords and pagination (contemporary), running titles, no marginalia, in good preservation. Early Cent. XVIII.
Binding: Original, millboards, covered spattered calf, spattered edges, gilt panelled back, title: B.S. ALBINI. | PRAELECTIONES | PHYSIOLOGICAE. Early Cent. XVIII.
[For detailed collation see: John Young and P. Henderson Aitken, A Catalogue of the Manuscripts in the Library of The Hunterian Museum in The University of Glasgow. (Glasgow, 1908), p. 122.]
Access: Normal conditions
Language: Latin
Material Type: Lecture
Bibliography: L.E. Voigts, 'A doctor and his books: the manuscripts of Roger Marchall (d. 1477)', New science out of old books: studies in manuscripts and early printed books in honour of A.I. Doyle (edited by Richard Beadle and A.J. Piper, Aldershot, 1995), pp 249-314; John Young & P.H. Aitken, A catalogue of the manuscripts in the Library of the Hunterian Museum in the University of Glasgow (Glasgow, 1908), pp 121-122.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this item:

author: Bernhard Siegfried Albinus 1697-1770
Bernhard Siegfried Weisz.
subject: Christian Bernhard Albinus fl.1700
Christian Bernhard Weisz.
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