Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 460 (V.6.10)
Title: Praelectiones Physiologicae Academicae
Date of Creation: Between 1740 and 1741
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Andreae St. Clair, Praelectiones Physiologicae Academicae.
Dr. Andrew St. Clair's Physiological Lectures: (Incomplete.)
Begins (1, 1 recto lines 1-4): Prolegomena | Origo Progressus et Fata | Medicinæ. | Quamdiu ad munera fungenda idoneum est
Ends (58, 4 verso line 26): eo ordine quo ad illa deducimur per seriem exortam horum ramorum
Remarks: On i, 2 vrso in Dr. Wm. Hunter's hand: Prælectiones Physiologicæ | Academ. And. St. Clair | M.D., Edin. 1741.
On 58, 4 verso there is a catchword Actio which proves this MS. incomplete.
Andrew St. Clair (or Sinclair), M.D., was professor of Institutes of Medicine and of Physiology in the University of Edinburgh, 1726-1747.
[Formerly Q.9.24; Q.9.187].
The continuation of this MS. is MS Hunter 604 (S.6.18)
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Paper, 8 3/8 x 6 3/8, ff. 232, well written in single cols. of about 25 lines, each 6 3/4 x 4½, not ruled, margins folded, catchwords, every page, no signatures, pagination, in the same hand (pp. 1-464), running titles, no marginalia, rough edges untrimmed, clean and well preserved. Early Cent. XVIII. (1741).
Binding: Original, millboards, covered rough calf, blind-tooled edges, sides (lines) and panelled back. 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. 381.]
Access: Normal conditions
Language: Latin
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), pp 380-381.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

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author: Andrew St Clair fl.1726-1757
Professor of Institutes of Medicine and Physiology, University of Edinburgh, 1726-1747.
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