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Finding Aid for the Collection of Manuscripts from the Corsini Collection of Books on the Plague, 1531-1780
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Manuscripts Received with the Corsini Collection of Books on the Plague. n.p. (Italian), 1531-1780

Creator/Collector: Corsini collection
Physical Description: (16 items in 5 boxes and 1 oversize package)

Scope and Content Note

  • 9 account books for 1531-1640, 1541-1546, 1551-1615, 1578-1584, 1581-1586, 1613-1627, 1623-1654, 1642-1657 and 1659-1660
  • 4 medical manuscripts: De Febribus; Seminario Medico Prattico; Farmacopea di Torino; and Lampronti's Segreti Medicinali
  • Documenti di Casa Salvagnoli
  • Satire del Cavalier Dotti
  • Libro autentico ... 1601-1615
The Corsini collection of books is in UCLA's Biomedical Library.
The nine account books are bound in vellum strap bindings typical of the Renaissance.