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The Ladies Dispensatory, Containing the Natures, Vertues, and Qualities of all Herbs, and Simples usefull in Physick Reduced Into a Methodicall Order, for their more ready use in any sicknesse, or other accident of the Body
R. Ibbitson, London, 1652. A scarce copy of this medical reference book. The like never published in English. With an Alphabetical Table of all the Vertues of each Herb, and Simple. With a Table of Contents to the rear of the volume. This book was last seen at auction in 1998, and only one in the last 40 years. Very scarce. Re-bound in a contemporary calf leather binding preserving the original calf leather boards. Externally, a trifle rubbed. Internally, generally firmly bound. The hinges have been repaired. There is some evidence of previous worming. Pages are generally bright and clean with some minor browning and age-toning. There is a bookseller's label to the front pastedown. The front pastedowns are from another book. This copy is lacking A1, EE2, EE3 and EE4. Good [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Rooke Books PBFA [Bath, United Kingdom]
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