Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 542 (S.3.20)
Title: A Lexicon for Materia Medica
Date of Creation: Between 1699 and 1799
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: James Douglas, M.D., F.R.S.
This MS. has the following title on the fly-leaf, apparently in William Hunter's handwriting: "A Lexicon for Materia Medica with the Latin Name, its Genitive Case, Greek Name, English name, etc." Folio.
This is a list, in alphabetical order, of terms in Materia Medica.
In four different hands, three unidentified, but considerable portions in James Douglas's handwriting
Physical Description: In bound volume
Access: Normal conditions
Language: English
Material Type: Treatise
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. 429.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this item:

author: James Douglas 1675-1742
Known as James Douglas of the Pouch.
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