Catalogue of Irish Manuscripts in Royal Irish Academy

23 Q 5

Materia Medica.

Undated. Vellum. 9-9 x 6. Pp. 54. Old Academy no. 222 (H. & S., vol. iii, p. 91). Half-bound, green cloth boards, leather back, lettered gilt : "Med. antiq. Ling. Hib. MS. Memb." Beg. imperfect in middle of art. on Absintium. P. 1 almost illegible; p. 3 opens with Abrotanum, etc. ; B is missing, and there are many other lacunae. Treatise ends p. 54 with Raphanos. On 1st flyleaf is a list of 8 contractions written by O'Curry in a very minute hand.