Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 437 (V.5.7)
Title: Anatomico-Physiological Lectures, 1742
Date of Creation: Between 1699 and 1799
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Dr. Frank Nicholls' Anatomico-Physiological Lectures, 1742. Abridged by Dr. Wm. Hunter.
Dr. Frank Nicholls' Lectures on Anatomy and Physiology, 1742. Autograph abridgment by Dr. Wm. Hunter:
Begins (1, 1 recto lines 1-6): An Abridgment | of Dr. Nicholls' Anatomico-Physi- | ological Lectures read in London, 1742. | Prælectio Prima. | De Animali in Genere, etc. Febry 8th | The Antients supposed two governing principles
Ends (62, 1 recto line 20): fall upon the Cornea alone.
Remarks: Dr. Frank Nicholls (1699-1778), M.R.C.P., F.R.S., lectured at the Royal College of Physicians. William (afterwards Dr.) Hunter attended his lectures, and has preserved his notes in this MS. See Dict. Nat. Biog. xl. 437.
[Formerly R.5.4; R.5.53]
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Paper, 9 3/4 x 7½, ff. 274, written by Dr. William Hunter, in single cols. of about 19 lines, each about 8 3/4 x 6½, not ruled, margins folded, no catchwords or foliation, signatures on first rectos, cropped, clean and well preserved, diagrams. Cent. XVIII.
Binding: Original, millboards, covered spattered calf, gilt-tooling edges and panelled back, spattered red edges, title (ink) on paper label (covering the place whence the original shield is lost): NICHOLLS LECTURES. 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. 360.]
Access: Normal conditions
Language: English
Material Type: Lecture
Bibliography: John Young & P.H. Aitken, A catalogue of the manuscripts in the Library of the Hunterian Museum in the University of Glasgow (Glasgow, 1908), p. 360.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this item:

author: Frank Nicholls 1699-1778
copyist: William Hunter 1718-1783
Physician Extraordinary to Queen Charlotte, 1764-1783.
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