|Description||Bound manuscript copy of a medical text on the history, symptoms and treatment of veneral diseases by Dutch physician Hermann [Herman] Boerhaave. Titled "Collegium publicum de lue veneria", dated 19th September 1729, this is likely a copy of a lecture by Boerhaave for the group of medical teachers at the University of Leiden known as the "collegium practicum publicum" [later the collegium medico-practicum]. 91pp. |
Incipit: "Lues Veneria est morbus singularis horrendis malis Corpus - afficiens, magis morte timenda..."
Text is similar but not identical to the publication: Boerhaave, Herman, 'Praelectiones academicae de lue venerea', Gottingen, 1751.
|CustodialHistory||Formerly MS MOCATTA MISC Uncat and likely transferred from the Mocatta Library (subsequently the Jewish Studies Library) of University College London.|
|PublnNote||Gerrit Arie Lindeboom (ed.), "Boerhaave and His Time", (Leiden: E J Brill, 1970); Boerhaave, Herman, 'Praelectiones academicae de lue venerea', Gottingen, 1751|