Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10170
Scope and Contents
Manuscript in ink. Quarto; 340 pages; 145 pages of pharmaceutical recipes; 4 pages on poisons to rear and 22 pages of household recipes. Contemporary vellum binding, darkened and rubbed with age. Contains formulae for pharmaceutical recipes for a variety of pills and powders for conditions including constipation, bowel problems, stomach upsets, ear, nose and throat problems, with a tabulated index to front. Recipes in Latin. Each pages contains 2 recipes with measures in shorthand. In...
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