• A Fifteenth-Century Medical Handbook in York Minster Library (YML, XVI.E.32)

    General description Books in York Minster Library York Minster Library is the largest cathedral library in the UK. It accommodates more than 90,000 printed works on various subjects that range from theology, ecclesiastical history, arts and architecture to other non-religious topics, especially playbills and books and pamphlets on York and Yorkshire history. Its 250 medieval manuscripts are unsurprisingly religious; however, like the rest of the collection, they cover other matters too. The Minster collection houses a reasonable number of medical books, including two late medieval manuscripts: York, York Minster Library, XVI. O. 10 and York, York Minster Library, XVI. E. 32. York Minster Library, XVI. O. 10 contains a collection…

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