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[MANUSCRIPT] [REMEDIES] [OSTEOPATHY]   MEDICAL::General

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19/5 x 13 cm. Arranged dos-a-dos with over 360 pages in length, 226 pages filled with manuscript entries and four pages of manuscript index of contents. Manuscript has two distinct parts: First part (80 pages) begins with the heading, "Osteology / On the Formation and Growth of / Bones". These writings chronicle Osteology and Myology with medical terms defined and their topics described. The second part (146 pages) record over 200 recipes and remedies, mostly medical with a few culinary and some household and veterinary recipes. Language and text in English with some Latin, a very small amount of French. At least one watermark is visible, "Brocklesby & Morbey 1828". Some remedies: Colic in Cattle, Fever Balls, and Lady Hesketh's Dinner Pills which were apparently designed to stimulate appetite and aid digestion.Four pages of recipes/remedies laid in. A wonderfully written, self-indexed, and well-organized manuscript. Boards rubbed, hinges cracked but holding. Quarter bound marbled boards, marbled endpapers. Very good
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