A choice manual, or, Rare and select secrets in physick and chirurgery / collected, and practised by the Right Honourable the Countesse of Kent, late deceased ; whereto are added several experiments of the virtue of Gascon pouder, and lapis contra yarvam by a professor of phisick ; as also most exquisite ways of preserving, conserving, candying, &c.

  • Kent, Elizabeth Grey, Countess of, 1581-1651
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Rare and select secrets in physick and chirurgery


London : Printed by A.M. for Margaret Shears ..., 1671.

Physical description

16 unnumbered pages, 233 pages, 6 unnumbered pages, 1 unnumbered leaf of plates : portrait


The sixteenth edition.

References note

Wing (2nd ed.) K315B


Includes index.
Dedication and "To the reader" signed: W.J.
Imperfect: stained, cropped, and tightly bound, and with print show-through and loss of text. Best copy available for photographing.
Signatures: A-K¹², L¹⁰.
Title within double line border.
Reproduction of original in the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Reproduction note

Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1999- (Early English books online) Digital version of: (Early English books, 1641-1700 ; 2230:12) s1999 miun s



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