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Culpeper, Nicholas.
Pharmacopoeia Londinensis; or, the London Dispensatory [bound with] The English Physitian Enlarged; with Three Hundred, Sixty and Nine Medicines, made of English Herbs.
1754. Hanna Sawbridge / George Sawbridge. &, 16831681. pp.[24], 305, [39], [6], [14], 285, [19]. 8vo. Hardback. Some minor marking to contents, which are o/w. in thor. vg. condition. Bound in late 18th / early 19th century half calf boards, with extremities rubbed, more recent spine, internal hinges strengthened. A very pleasing, unique copy. What sets this copy apart from others is the late 17th & early 18th century manuscript receipts and treatments for various ailments including the Countess of Kent's rare receipt for a consumption & cough in the lungs, treatments of sores, pain of the stomach, fever & sore eye, a remedy to cure the ague. These receipts and remedies are found on the verso of the final text leaf and to the following 6 blank pages. With manuscript ownership signatures of Isaac Holmes 1754 & 1755.
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