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Sotuta A : manuscript, [between 1875 and 1900].
13 leaves with old pagination (p. 1-25, ) : paper ; 31 x 21 cm.
Materia medica, Vegetable
Garrett, Robert, 1875-1961
Gates, William, 1863-1940
Getty AAT genre
Formulas, recipes, etc
Robert Garrett collection, ca. 1340 B.C.-1900s.
[between 1875 and 1900].
Forms part of the Robert Garrett Collection (C0744).
Medical-botanical manuscript. Contains prescriptions/recipes for the use of plants in medical remedies and treatments. The manuscript is written in Spanish, containing only the Mayan plant names where necessary for identification.
In cloth box.
Texts in Spanish, with some Yucatec.
Previously owned by William Gates; sold to Robert Garrett (purchased from William Gates in 1930); deposited by Garrett at the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton in 1942; removed from the Institute in 1949, at Garrett's request, and donated to the Princeton University Library.
Gift; Robert Garrett; 1949.
Garrett-Gates Mesoamerican Manuscripts, no. 11, Manuscripts Division, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.
Also available in an electronic version.
Robert Garrett Collection, ca. 1340 B.C.-1900s
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