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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.

Physical Description: (16 items in 5 boxes and 1 oversize package)

Scope and Content

For a detailed description of the manuscripts, see Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts at the University of California, Los Angeles/ Mirella Ferrari; edited by R.H. Rouse (Berkeley ; Los Angeles : Univ. Calif. Press, 1991), pages 83-86; also available online through Google books.
  • 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.