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Historia vegetabilium sacra: or, A scripture herbal; wherein all the trees, shrubs, herbs, plants, flowers, fruits c. mentioned in the Holy Bible, are in an alphabetical order, rationally discoursed of: shewing, their names, kinds, qualities, various uses, natural principles, countries, manner of propagation, c. Also their medicinal preparations, vertues and dose, gallenically and chymically handled and performed according to the newest doctrines of phylosophy, herbarism, and physick. Absolutely necessary for all ministers and other persons, to understand the Holy Scriptures, and tocure [sic] all diseases. The like never attempted befor.[sic] By W. Westmacot, Med. Prof.

  • Author

    Westmacott, William.,

  • Date published

    1695

  • Publisher

    London : printed for John Salusbury, at the Rising Sun in Cornhill, 1695.

  • Subject

    Plants in the Bible Early works to 1800

    Herbals Early works to 1800

    Botany, Medical Early works to 1800

General note: Another edition of William Westmacott's 'Theobotanologia'. With an initial advertisement leaf, and final table and advertisement leaves. Signatures: A¹²(±A2) B-L¹². A1 mutilated and repaired, not affecting text UK-SuSCL Cited in: Wing (2nd ed.), W1421 Format of surrogate: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich. University Microfilms International, 1983. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. (Early English books, 1641-1700; 1391:24). Ownership and custodial history: Purchased in Chandos St. by Sidney Beisly, with dealer's label on back of front board and added MS. ink note "Chandos Street"; From the library of Revd. Sidney Beisly (d. 1876); Beisly bequest, 1896 UK-SuSCL