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Orders, thought meete by his Maiestie, and his Priuie Counsell, to be executed throughout the counties of this realme, in such townes, villages, and other places, as are, or may be hereafter infected with the plague, for the stay of further increase of the same. Also, an aduise set downe by the best learned in physicke within this realme, containing sundry good rules and easie medicines, without charge to the meaner sort of people, aswel for the preseruation of his good subiects from the plague before infection, as for the curing and ordering of them after they shalbe infected.

  • Author

    James I,

  • Date published

    1603

  • Publisher

    Imprinted at London : By Robert Barker, printer to the Kings most excellent Maiestie, Anno 1603.

  • Subject

    Plague Great Britain Early works to 1800

    Plague Prevention Early works to 1800

    Plague Treatment Early works to 1800

  • Accession number

    83392203

  • Class

    SR - 97.8/

  • Language

    English

  • Physical description

    [24] p. ; 4°.

General note: Dated on A2v: 30. of Iuly. 1603. Signatures: A-C4. A reprint of "Orders, thought meete by her Majestie, and her privie Councell, to be executed throughout the counties of this realme, in such townes, villages, and other places, as are, or may be hereafter infected with the plague, for the stay of further increase of the same" [1578?]. Dampstained throughout, slightly affecting text; MS. ink "No. 2" at top of tp., and "C2" below imprint (C18th?) UK-SuSCL Cited in: STC (2nd ed.), 9209 Format of surrogate: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilms International, 1968. 1 microfilm reel; 35mm. (Early English Books, 1475-1640; 1136:23). Ownership and custodial history: William Henry Miller, Britwell Court Library (binding); by descent to Samuel Christie Miller, to Wakefield Christie Miller, to S.R. Christie Miller; bookplate inside front board from the library of Donald and Mary Hyde; purchased Christie's (New York) sale 14 April 2004, lot 43 UK-SuSCL Binding Information: Bound by Riviere 19th cent.; 1/2 red morocco, marbled paper boards; monogram of William Henry Miller on spine UK-SuSCL