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Leather bound volume containing lecture notes in French by an unknown student probably between the years 1770 to 1780. The lecture course in materia medica was taught by Alphonse Vincent Louis Antoine Leroy, a Parisian professor of medicine and physician of obstetrics and pediatrics. The lecture notes comprise studies of acids, air, astringents, earth, electricity, honey, metals, oil, plants, purgatives, and soaps and their effects on the body. There are discussions regarding the body concerning bile, digestion, formation of the body, sweat, and thirst. The numbered pages and the table of contents at the end of the volume appear to be in a different hand. They were probably written by Doctor Bodson of Liège whose inscription is facing the title page: Bodson docteur n Médecine à Liège 1786. "Cours de matie medicate" is stamped on the spine.
Inscription facing first page: Bodson docteur n Médeciene à Liège 1786
Sold by Leo Cadogan Rare Books (London, England), 2017.
- University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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- Donna Brandolisio
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