Alexius Pedemontanus: Secrets

Scope and Content

Recipes taken from the 'Secretes' in the English translation of William Warde (London, 1558). At fo. 66v is a Latin recipe in the main hand, and at fo. 67 recipes in another hand, continued at the foot of 66v. At fo. 67v is yet another recipe in a crude 17th cent. hand, also to be found in scribblings inside the back cover. fo. 68: wanting.

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Acquisition Information

Presented by G. F. Rogers MD, 1898.

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