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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms benl-00552
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  292 x 199mm
Extent:  1 fol.
Material:  paper
Attachment:  seal
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a-1b
Language:  Latin
Place:  Antwerpen
Date:  1585-04-10
Short summary:  Account of the siege of Antwerpen and the present actions of war there; description of a new war machine with which several enemy ships have been burnt down and several enemy noblemen have been killed; discussion on some books on unicorns
Person:  Ortelius, Abraham, 1527-1598, Geographer, Historian, Cartographer, author
Person:  Camerarius, Joachim, 1534-1598, Physician, Botanist, addressee
Person:  Paré, Ambroise, 1509? (Laval)-1590 (Paris), Surgeon, Anatomist, person referred to
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  Camerarius, Joachim "De monocertote etiam sive unicornu ..., 1580"  Paré, Ambroise, "Discours d'Ambroise Paré,... asçavoir, de la mumie, des venins, de la licorne et de la peste, avec une table des plus notables matières contenues esdits discours, Paris 1582" (Book)
COMMENTS
Comments:  Only fragments left of the seal
IMAGES
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