Find thousands of books, manuscripts, visual materials and unpublished archives from our collections, many of them with free online access.

The treasurie of healthe : conteynyng many profitable medycines, gathered out of Hypocrates, Galen and Auycen, / by one Petrus Hyspanus & translated into Englysh by Humfre Lloyde who hath added therunto the causes and sygnes of euerye dysease, wyth the Aphorismes of Hypocrates, and Iacobus de Partybus, redacted to a certayne order according to the membres of mans body, and a compendiouse table conteynyng the purging and confortatyue medycynes, with the exposicyon of certayne names & weyghtes in this boke contayned, wyth an epystle of Diocles unto kyng Antigonus, at ye request of the right honorable Lord Stafford, for the noble pryncesse and his especial good lady the Duches of Northumberlande.

  • John XXI, Pope, -1277.
  • Books
  • Online

Online resources

About this work


Imprynted at London in Fletestreate at the sygne of the Rosegarland : By Wyllyam Coplande, [1550?]

Physical description

453 unnumbered pages


Title vignettes, initials.
Attributed to John XXI, writing under the name Petrus Hyspanus.
Imprint from colophon, date suggested by STC (2nd ed.).
Signatures: [A]-Y⁸ a-f⁸ g⁴ (last leaf blank).
"A booke conteining the names of the compound medicines ..." (sign. c5r-f4v) is an adaptation of the Summula super plurimis remediis ex Mesue libris of Jacobus de Partibus (i. e. Jacques Desparts) "The epistle of Diocles, unto king Antigonus ... " (sign. g3v-g5r) is a translation of Epistola de secunda valetudine tuenda attributed to Diocles Carystius.
Imperfect: tightly bound, with print show-through, and loss of print.
Reproduction of original in: Newberry Library.

References note

STC (2nd ed.) 14651.5.

Reproduction note

Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1999- (Early English books online) Digital version of: (Early English books, 1475-1640 ; 2186:7) s1999 miun s



  • English

Permanent link