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Letter from Jeremy [Prynne ?] of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge thanking Joseph Needham for a presentation copy of the volume and noting some 'stray thoughts, prompted by your new volume', 1974-09-12

Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/SCC4/8/2

Scope and Contents

He refers to 'Western survivals of the alchemical dream' on page 290 of the volume; 'the debate over sapientia and natural knowledge'. Attached to the letter is a leaflet advertising Potensan Forte a preparation 'of significant value in the treatment of impotence'. (The letter refers to the symbolisim of how the drug is presented).


  • Creation: 1974-09-12


2 item(s) (2 documents) : Paper

Language of Materials



Prynne, Jeremy

Finding aid date

2004-10-13 12:16:50+00:00

Repository Details

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