Item Details

Call Number: MS Ferguson 110
Title: Sapienti veterum
Images: [ MS Ferguson 110 drawing 58 ]
Date of Creation: Between 1699 and 1799
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Ferguson
Content: Sapienti veterum sive doctrina earundem de summe e universali medicina, qua sanitas humana... conservatur. With watercolour plates. [In Latin]. XVIIIth century.
[On f1v]: 'Fr Wolfgangus Schwabpaur me procuravit 1704.'
[This is a 'Crowning of Nature' manuscript. Text in Latin with the 67 illustrations in well executed watercolours with use of gold and silver inks.]
Has extra drawing numbered 68 on final folio, showing lion and eagle supporting triangle, while dove descends from Sun, which has downward pointing triangle. Dove bears a cloud which it places on the vertex of the lower triangle which points upwards.
Physical Description: Sm. 4to. 139 folios. 20.1x15.5 cm. Bd. in vellum
Access: Normal conditions
Language: Latin
Material Type: Document
Accession Number: 353
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Repository Code: GB 0247

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provenance: Wolfgang Schwabpaur fl.1704
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