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A Choice Manual, Or, Rare and Select Secrets in Physick and Chirurgery Collected, and practised by the Right Honourable, the Countesse of Kent, Late Deceased.

Whereto are added several Experiments of the Virtues of Gascon pouder, and Lapis contra Yarvam, by a Professor of Physick. As also most Exquisite wayes of Preserving, Conserving, Candying, &c.

A FRAGMENT comprising : pp. (xiv), 170............. LACKING portrait frontispiece and all following page 170. With front board only, the final two leaves taped along the inner margin, the final leaf torn with loss at the lower corner affecting eight words, the preliminary leaves heavily stained along the fore-edge and a few leaves succeeding very slightly affected, offered as a tantalising curiosity ! With the ownership inscription - 'Tho: Kent His Book Bought ye yere 1700', and a medical receipt in the same hand below - 'Barzelicon and Linamenta arcei eaqual quantity ...... put it into a galipot..... This is a good medisan.'

*ESTC R232144 - pp. [18], 258, [26], 154; WING K313.

Printed by Gartrude Dawson, and are to be sold by Will. Shears. London.

Date Published: 1659. Eleventh edition, with Additions. 12mo.

Stock No. 62379

Price: 150.00