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MS. Digby 164

Summary Catalogue no.: 1765

Physical Description

Composite: two parts

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Kenelm Digby, 1603-1665

Donated to the Bodleian, 1634.

Record Sources

Summary description by Elizabeth Solopova and Matthew Holford, based on the Quarto Catalogue (W. D. Macray, Bodleian Library Quarto Catalogues IX: Digby Manuscripts, repr. with addenda by R. W. Hunt and A. G. Watson, 1999) and supplementary sources.

Bibliography

MS. Digby 164 - Part 1

Contents

1.
Alchemical treatises
Language(s): Latin and French
2.
Alchemical recipes
Language(s): Latin and French

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

History

Origin: 15th century, beginning; additions, 16th century

MS. Digby 164 - Part 2

Contents

1.
Alchemical treatises
Language(s): Latin and French
2.
Alchemical recipes
Language(s): Latin and French
4.
Bernardus de Virduno , Thesaurus philosophiae (French translation)
Language(s): French

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

History

Origin: 15th century, beginning; additions, 16th century