Praxis of a French Physician

Scope and Content

Praxis of a French physician, 250 folios: a collection of formulae, prescriptions and medical recipes arranged according to the class of remedy described, and divided into two books, the second dealing with external remedies only. Each book is subdivided into sections. On p. i the name Boussac occurs in the same hand as the writer of the book, and the same name occurs stamped on the binding. There are no initials.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Boussac referred to in the volume may be F. Victor Boussac who in 1818 published at Montpellier an Essai sur le vertige. In 1839 a thesis was published for the Ecole de Mdecin in Paris by an Edouard Boussac. The date of the elder Boussac corresponds better with that of the volume.

Access Information

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Presented by T. Jesson, 1923.


Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

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