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Galens art of physick : wherein is laid down, 1. A description of bodies, healthful, unhealthful, and neutral. 2. Signs of good and bad constitutions. 3. Signs of the brain, heart, liver, testicles, temperature, lungues, stomach, &c. being too hot, cold, dry, moist, hot and dry, hot and moist, cold and dry, cold and moist. 4. Signs and causes of sickness. With many other excellent things, the particulars of which, the table of chapters will specifie. Translated into English, and largely commented on. Together with convenient medicines for al [sic] particular distempers of the parts, a description of the complexions, their condition, and what diet and exercise is fittest for them. By Nich. Culpeper, gent. student in physick and astrology.

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Ars medica. English


London : printed by Peter Cole, at the sign of the Printing-Press in Cornhil, neer the Royal Exchange, 1657.

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26 unnumbered pages, 16, 49-76, 81-152 pages, 8 unnumbered pages


Text and register are continuous despite pagination.
Reproduction of the original at the Bodleian Library.
By Galen. Translated by Culpepper.

References note

Wing (2nd ed.) G159A

Reproduction note

Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1999- (Early English books online) Digital version of: (Early English books, 1641-1700 ; 1830:06) s1999 miun s



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