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Culpeper's last legacy : left and bequeathed to his dearest wife for the publick good, being the choicest and most profitable of those secrets which while he lived were lockt up in his breast, and resolved never to be publisht till after his death. : Containing sundry admirable experiences in several sciences, more especially in chyrurgery, and physick, viz. compounding of medicines, making of waters, syrups, oyles, electuaries, conserves, salts, pills, purges and trochischs. : With two particular treatises, the one of feavers, the other of pestilence. : As also other rare and choice aphorisms, fitted to the understanding of the meanest capacities. Never publisht before in any of his other works. / by Nicholas Culpeper.

Culpeper, Nicholas, 1616-1654.

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Last legacy
Culpeper's last legacies, his physical, chyrurgical remains


[London] : Printed for N. Brooke ..., 1662.

Physical description

8 unnumbered pages, 48 pages, 4 unnumbered pages, 73 pages, 11 unnumbered pages, 144 pages, 30 unnumbered pages


Includes indexes.
Advertisement: for N. Brooke on p. [9-30] at end.
Reproduction of original in: British Library.

Publications note

Wing (2nd ed.) C7519A


[first part, no special title] -- Febrilla, or, A treatise of feavers in generall -- A treatise of the pestilence -- Aphorisms exceeding requisite for such as intend the noble (though too much abused) practise of physick -- Select aphorismes concerning the operation of medicines according to place in the body of fraile man -- Select medical aphorismes for most diseases our fraile natures are incident to whilst we are upon Earth.

Reproduction note

Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1999- (Early English books online) Digital version of: (Early English books, 1641-1700 ; 2589:15) s1999 miun s



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