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'The farce of the Bellows [covering "The Apothecary's Metamorphosis"] or Scotch Doctor turn'd Devil. A poetical tale, by an Englishman', written in the 18th cent. in Scotland

MS. Douce 249
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

A coarse story in verse, beg. 'If aught may hope of comick lays.' The scene is perhaps laid at St. Andrew's.


  • Creation: written in the 18th cent. in Scotland


22 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Douce 249

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. IV, no 21823

Our best descriptions for medieval items in this collection are in Medieval Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries under MSS. Douce.

Physical Facet

On paper


7 1/2 × 5 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom