Reference numberMS/10
Alternative reference numberRB/2/1
TitleLe grand oevre des philosophes: alchemical tracts by Phillipe Rouillach and others
Date17th century
DescriptionFair copy of several alchemical works with occasional marginalia and some medical receipts.

Notebook of Robert Boyle 17. 'Preservatif apologetique' pour le meme. Folio 381, recto.
LanguageLatin and French
Physical descriptionFull calf binding. Front and back boards stamped with a fleur-de-lys design. Spine monogrammed "KD" [presumably Kenelm Digby]
Access statusOpen
Related materialSee article 'Newly discovered Boyle documents in the Royal Society Archives' by LN Principe in 'Notes and Records of the Royal Society' Volume 49 (1995) pages 57-70
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8202Digby; Sir; Kenelm (1603 - 1665); natural philosopher and courtier1603 - 1665
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