Reference numberCLP/15i/46
TitlePaper, 'Pour faire du vin de vipère' [How to make viper wine] by Dr Theodore de Mayerne
DateMay 1694
DescriptionDe Mayerne shares a recipe for viper wine, which involves putting live vipers into a cask of wine and leaving them for a long time.

Subject: Zoology / Oenology / Herpetology

Read to the Royal Society on 2 May 1694
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialJBO/9/159
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