Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 614 (S.7.8)
Title: Materia Medica
Date of Creation: Between 1699 and 1799
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Materia Medica.
On the fly-leaf is this title, apparently in William Hunter's handwriting: "Materia Medica". 4to.
This is a list of drugs, arranged in alphabetical order. The date seems to be about 1700.
This is completely in James Douglas's handwriting. It is much more than an alphabetical list of drugs as it gives references to descriptions of the drugs by various authors, besides Douglas's own descriptions, and the use made of them by various practitioners
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. 442.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247
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