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A choice manuall, or Rare and select secrets in physick and chyrurgery / 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 physick. ; As also most exquisite waies of preserving, conseiving [sic], candying, &c.

  • Kent, Elizabeth Grey, Countess of, 1581-1651.
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Choice manuall
Rare and select secrets in physick and chyrurgery
Second part has special t.p., with title: True gentlewoman's delight


London : Printed by Gartrude Dawson, and are to be sold by Margaret Shears at the sign of the Blew Bible in Bedford Street in Covent Garden, 1667.

Physical description

16 unnumbered pages, 190 pages, 2 unnumbered pages, 191-233 pages, 27 unnumbered pages, 139 pages, 1 unnumbered page


The fifteenth edition.


Second part has special t.p., with title: A true gentlewoman's delight ... / published by W.G., gent. London : Printed by Gartrude Dawson ..., 1665.
Signatures: A-R¹² S⁶.
Includes indexes.
Imperfect: p. 88-98 wanting; tightly bound, torn, and print faded with some loss of print.
Reproduction of original in the Wellcome Institute for the History of Medcine.

References note

Wing (2nd ed.) K315A

Reproduction note

Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1999- (Early English books online) Digital version of: (Early English books, 1641-1700 ; 2572:46) s1999 miun s



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