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Mellificium chirurgiæ: or, The marrow of chirurgery. An anatomical treatise. Institutions of physick, with Hippocrates's aphorisms largely commented upon. The marrow of physick, shewing the causes, signs and cures of most diseases incident to humane bodies. Choice experienced receits for the cure of several distempers. The fourth edition, enlarged with many additions, and purged from many faults that escaped in the former impressions. Illustrated in its several parts with twelve brass cuts. By James Cooke of Warwick, practitioner in physick and chirurgery.

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    SR - 97.8/

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    [16], 408, 417-616, [12] p., [12] leaves of plates (many folded) : port. ; 4°.

On loan to the National Civil War Centre, Newark Museum, where it is on display as part of an exhibition entitled 'Surgery, medicine and military welfare during the British Civil Wars' from 19th March - 12th October 2016., General note: Includes index. The last leaf bears advertisement on verso and some errata at foot of recto. Signatures: A4 a4 B-X4 2A-4K4 4L2; typewritten slip inserted on front fly leaf: "Plates opposite pp. 117, 202 and 211 removed from this copy and now hung in Hall's Croft."; t.p. and portrait ruled in red UK-SUSCL Cited in: Wing (2nd ed., 1994), C6015 Format of surrogate: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich. University Microfilms International, 1978. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. (Early English books, 1641-1700; 913:7). Ownership and custodial history: MS. pencil note by Savage on inside front board: "purch.d from B. Halliday, Leicester, 22 July, 1931. L7.3.3 UK-SUSCL