in John of Arderne's Medical treatises. Scott 1996 p. 201 speculates that this manuscript was intended to travel as a physician's ~vade-mecum~. 4 full-page diagrams, in colours (ff. 108-109v). Numerous diagrams in the margins, in colours. Medical treatises, Fistula in
alchemical symbols (ff. 17v-20; 30-37; 50v-51v; 65-66, 72v-75v; 89v).John Somers (b. 1651, d. 1716), Baron Somers, lawyer and politician: inscribed 'John Somers' (f. 76v).Sir Hans Sloane (b. 1660, d. 1753), baronet, physician and collector. Purchased as part of the Sloane
fraction of their contemporary value) under the Act of Parliament that also established the British Museum; the Harley manuscripts form one of the foundation collections of the British Library. Initial John Gunthorpe John Gunthorpe Lucius Annaeus Seneca Ferrara Ferrara, Italy
Pierre Berès 5th sale, 3rd part, at Drouot Richeliue, Paris, 13 December 2006, now in the Morgan Library). We thank John Bidwell, Astor Curator of Printed Books and Bindings, The Morgan Library & Museum, for this information.Thomas Shadford Walker (b.
Three-sided white vine border with a large initial 'E'(usebium), a butterfly, two birds, and unidentified arms in the lower margin. ff. 1-2 are parchment leaves. Table of Contents in humanistic cursive (ff. 1v-2).Vertical catchwords with penwork decoration. Ruled in
Blandus', f. 127v; John lyenell : f. 1v - 'John lyenell'; John Russel : eighteenth century - f. 1v, 124v, 127v - 'John Russel'; John Pygyn eighteenth/nineteenth century - f. 1r, 1v, 2r, 127v - 'John pygyn'; John Legus :