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Speedy Help for Rich and Poor, or, Certain Physicall Discourses Touching the Vertue of Whey, in the Cure of the Griping Flux of the Belly, and of the Dysentery, of Wine-Vineger, in the Preservation from.
London: James Young, for O. P. And are to be Sold By John Saywell, Aldergate 1653 - Originally published in Latin, this is the English translation. Pp.[1] blank, title page, [8] "The Preface to the Reader", [3] "Clarissimo.", [20] "A Table of the Principal Things as are contained in these Five following discourses", 211, [2] advertising for additional titles sold by Saywell, [1} blank, size about 3 1/2" X 6", very old full-leather binding, possibly original? There are no fixed front nor rear endpapers. The front free endppaper is lacking an inch across the top and has a few small holes lower down. The title page is nicely preserved with a couple of tiny holes near the bottom obscuring 3 or 4 letters in the printing information. Overall the printed text is quite clean and very readable, with occasional spotting. Pp. 125-126 has a significant tear with old cello-tape repair, but is complete. Quite a decent copy in original un-restored condition. Only 18 copies found in WorldCat. Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Inno Dubelaar Books]
Last Found On: 2016-10-04           Check availability:      AbeBooks    


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