Jackson, Jane

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"A very shorte and compendious Methode of Phisicke and Chirurgery Containeinge the Cures inwardly and also the Cureinge of all manner of woundes on the bodie together with remedies for the stone and the causes and signes thereof, etc. As also the making of Sirrups and all manner of oyles and waters whatsoever."

On the fly-leaf, "Jane Jacksone her Booke: written in the yeare 1642".

The text is within red rules, and the title-page, and the heading of the second leaf are written in red.



Physical description

1 volume 12 ll. (last 4 bl.). + 124 ff. + 1 l. + 26 bl. ll. folio. 34 x 221/2 cm. Original stamped calf binding, rebacked: clasps wanting. Ff. 42, 43, 45, 50 are wanting: lower margins badly damaged by damp.


Acquisition note

Purchased 1921 from Stevens ?sale 2201 for £1 8s (WA/HMM/LI/Acc/4).

Location of duplicates

This recipe book has been digitised and images are linked to the catalogue record. In addition, a microfilm copy is held as AMS/MF/224.

Finding aids

Database description transcribed from S.A.J. Moorat, Catalogue of Western Manuscripts on Medicine and Science in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library (London: Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, 1962-1973).


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  • 40969