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Der Ross Artzt oder, Aprobirtes Ross und Artzeney Buch, darinnen lauter Experimentirte Curen der Psferde und andern nützlichen curne bfindlich sind

Ms. Codex 1852

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Summary Information

Repository:
University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
Creator:
Held, N. N., 19th century
Title:
Der Ross Artzt oder, Aprobirtes Ross und Artzeney Buch, darinnen lauter Experimentirte Curen der Psferde und andern nützlichen curne bfindlich sind
Date:
1809
Call Number:
Ms. Codex 1852
Extent:
1 volume (+ 1 leaf)
Language:
German
Language Note:
In German.
Abstract:
A volume concerning the care of horses comprising recipes, remedies, and formulas to treat diseases and behaviors. Written in Germany in 1809 by N. N. Held.
Cite as:
Ross Arzt, N. N. Held, 1809, Ms. Codex 1852, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, University of Pennsylvania
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Scope and Contents

A volume with a red, decorative, paper cover concerning the care of horses. The volume contains recipes, remedies, formulas and instructions to treat over 200 diseases, injuries, maladies, and behavioral disorders of horses. Written in Germany in 1809 by N. N. Held. There is an index of treatments and medicinal remedies at the end of the volume. Held used two scripts throughout the volume. There is one leaf with ten remedies dated 1877 laid in the volume.

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Publication Information

University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts,  August 2017

Finding Aid Author

Finding aid prepared by Donna Brandolisio

Access Restrictions

This codex is available for research.

Use Restrictions

Copyright restrictions may exist. For most library holdings, the Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania do not hold copyright. It is the responsibility of the requester to seek permission from the holder of the copyright to reproduce material from the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Source of Acquisition

Sold at auction at Reiss & Sohn (Königstein im Taunus, Germany), 2016, lot 42.

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Controlled Access Headings

Form/Genre(s)
  • Codices (bound manuscripts)
  • Manuscripts, German--19th century
  • Prescriptions
  • Recipes
Subject(s)
  • Horses--Behavior--19th century
  • Horses--Diseases--19th century
  • Veterinary medicine--19th century--Formulae, receipts, prescriptions
  • Veterinary prescriptions--19th century

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Collection Inventory

Volume

Der Ross Artzt oder, Aprobirtes Ross und Artzeney Buch, darinnen lauter Experimentirte Curen der Psferde und andern nützlichen curne bfindlich sind, 1809.

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