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Culpeper's school of physick. Or The experimental practice of the whole art : Wherein are contained all inward diseases from the head to the foot, with their proper and effectuall cures, such diet set down as ought to be observed in sickness or in health. With other safe wayes for preserving of life, in excellent aphorismes, and approved medicines, so plainly and easily treated of, that the free-born student rightly understanding this method, may judge of the practice of physick, so far as it concerns himself, or the cure of others, &c. A work never before publisht, very necessary for all that desire to be rightly informed in physick, chyrurgery, chymistry, &c. / By Nich. Culpeper, late student in physick and astrology. The narrative of the authors life is prefixed, with his nativity calculated, together with the testimony of his late wife, Mrs. Alice Culpeper, and others. The general contents of this work are in the next page. With two perfect tables very useful to the reader.

Culpeper, Nicholas, 1616-1654.
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School of physick
Experimental practice of the whole art
Culpeper's school of physick


London : Printed for N. Brook, at the Angel in Cornhill, 1659.

Physical description

54 unnumbered pages, 361, that is, 461 pages, 27 unnumbered pages : illustrations


"Culpepers school of physick, or the English apothecary", "Fragmenta aurea", "The chyrurgeons guide", "A treasury of life", "The expert lapidary", "Doctor Diets directory", "Doctor Reason and Doctor Experience consulted with", and "Chymical institutions" have separate dated title pages; register and pagination are continuous.
"The nativity of Nicholas Culpeper, student in physick and astrology, calculated," is by John Gadbury.
Page 461 is misnumbered 361.
With four final advertisement leaves.
Annotation on Thomason copy: "Octo:' the 59 in the imprint date has been altered in MS. to "60".
Reproduction of the original in the British Library.

Publications note

Wing (2nd ed., 1994) C7544.
Thomason E.1739[1].

Reproduction note

Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1999- (Early English books online) Digital version of: (Thomason Tracts ; 216:E1739[1]) s1999 miun s



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