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Ms. Codex 1705 - [Chemical observations]
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Title:
[Chemical observations] [manuscript].
Origin:
[England?, between 1750 and 1799]
Physical description:
123 leaves : paper ; 159 x 98 mm. bound to 160 x 105 mm.
Summary:
Working notebook of alchemical notes, recipes, and processes by Charles Rainsford.
Notes:
Ms. codex.
Title from upper cover.
Foliation: Paper, 123 leaves; 2-124; contemporary foliation in ink, upper left verso. The recto of the first leaf is numbered 1 and the verso is numbered 2, with the foliation following consistently from that point to the end.
Script: Written in a cursive script in the hand of Charles Rainsford, with notes in what appears to be a second hand.
Binding: Contemporary leather with metal clasp.
Origin: Written in England in the second half of the 18th century.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 1705.
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Codex 1705
 
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