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Select observations on English bodies: or, Cures both empericall and historicall, performed upon very eminent persons in desperate diseases. First, written in Latine by Mr. John Hall physician, living at Stratford upon Avon in Warwick-shire, where he was very famous, as also in the counties adjacent, as appeares by these observations drawn out of severall hundreds of his, as choysest. Now put into English for common benefit by James Cooke practitioner in physick and chirurgery.

General note: With vertical half-title. Interleaved with copious MS. ink notes, and final MS. ink thumb-index of persons, places and subjects, by Robert Bell Wheler; additional engr. portrait of Cooke from 1685 ed. of The Marrow of Chirurgery; MS. ink note on front fly leaf in old hand: "Per varios usus Artem Experientia fecit Exemplo monstrante viam. Manilius" UK-SuSCL Cited in: Wing (CD-ROM, 1996), H356 Format of surrogate: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich. University Microfilms, 1975. 1 microfilm reel 35 mm. (Early English books, 1641-1700; 533:4). Ownership and custodial history: MS. ink signature on t.p.: "[Huius] [?] ex libris Edm: Pytt."; MS. ink signature on front fly leaf: "Robt. Bell Wheler, Stratford-upon-Avon, 5 August 1811."; bookseller's catalogue cutting, 1891, for J.W. Jarvis Son, London, attached to back board, advertising a copy of this book signed by John Hall, with Savage's note: "The vol. was secured by Mr Ernest E. Baker, solic.r, Weston-super-Mare"; presented by Miss Anne Wheler UK-SuSCL