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The English physitian enlarged : With three hundred sixty and nine medicines, made of English herbs that were not in an impression until now: The epistle will inform you how to know this impression from any other. : Being an astrologo-physical discourse of the vulgar herbs of this nation: Containing a compleat method of physick, whereby a man may preserve his body in health; or cure himself being sick, for three pence charge, with such things only as grow in England, they being most fit for English bodies. : Herein is also shewed these seven things: Viz. 1. The way of making plaisters, oyntments, oyls, pultisses, syrups, decoctions, juleps, or waters, of all sorts of physical herbs, that you may have them ready for your use at all times of the year. 2. What planet governeth every herb or tree (used in physick) that groweth in England. 3. The time of gathering all herbs, both vulgarly and astrologically. 4. The way of drying and keeping the herbs all the year. 5. The way of keeping their juyces ready for use at all times. 6. The way of making and keeping all kind of useful compounds made of herbs. 7. The way of mixing medicines according to cause and mixture of the disease, and part of the body afflicted. / By Nich. Culpeper.

Culpeper, Nicholas, 1616-1654.
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English physitian


London : Printed by Peter Cole, printer and book-seller, at the sign of the Printing-press in Cornhill, near the Royal Exchange, 1665.

Physical description

24 unnumbered pages, 398, that is, 288 pages, 16 unnumbered pages : illustrations


Errors in paging: p. 174 misnumbered as 184; p. 175 as 285; p. 177-288 as 287-398.
Includes index.
Reproduction of original in the British Library.

Publications note

Wing (2nd ed.) C7505

Reproduction note

Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1999- (Early English books online) Digital version of: (Early English books, 1641-1700 ; 2620:8) s1999 miun s



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