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Medicine. ‘A Treatise of Tumours’

Reference code
MSS/0016
Title
Medicine. ‘A Treatise of Tumours’
Date
1709
Level of description
item
Extent and format
Paper; ff. 64. Quarto. Half leather, brown, with marbled boards.
Scope and content
A Treatise of Tumors' (fol. 1v), owned and possibly compiled by James Bevis; before 23 Dec. 1709 (ownership note, fol. 1). Arranged by type of tumour, with descriptions, and notes on causes, signs, prognostics and cures. The oil of frog is recommended for the treatment of cancer, fol. 33. Treatment and cure of a tumour affecting glands under the jaw recorded, fol. 10v.
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/16
Archival history
Inscribed 'James Bevis His Book Decem. 23d 1709', fol. 1.