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Frère Luc David Recollet
Manuscript on large folio paper (45 x 27 cm)
423 pages, each illustrated with a large full-page drawing, 10 ff. table, 2 ff. white: period hard vellum (wear)
Manuscript entirely produced by Brother Luc David, renowned pharmacist and oculist, of the Récollets congregation in Bordeaux. He wrote an ophthalmology manuscript in 1752. He was a herbalist at the Récollets convent in Brive, active between 1730 and 1742