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‘The Operation of Joseph's Glasse'

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‘The Operation of Joseph's Glasse'
Level of description
Extent and format
Paper; ff. 16.
Bound with MSS/0068, MSS/0070, MSS/0213.
Scope and content
A magical treatise listing seven 'diversities of Glasses' of which the first is said to have been made in a Roman city by Virgil's instruction, the second by Solomon, and the third by Joseph. Joseph's glass is described in detail, fol. 2, with drawings (of a small looking glass with handle and inscriptions round the frame), fol. 2v, signs and questions, conjurations, and directions for the care of the glass.
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Archival history
Presented by Rev. Thomas Dudley Fosbrooke, FSA (d. 1842), 28 May 1807 (fol. 16v). Minute Book XXXI, p 309. Archaeologia, 16 (1812), 368.

Digitisation of this manuscript was kindly sponsored by Daniel Clark.
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