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Mellificium chirurgiæ: or, The marrovv of chirurgery much enlarged. To which is now added Anatomy, illustrated with twelve brass cuts, and also The marrow of physick: both in the newest way. By James Cooke, practitioner in physick and chirurgery.

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    SR - 97.8/

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    [24], 383, 394-647, 646-872, [16] p. [18] leaves of plates, 14 folded : ill. (engravings), port. 8°.

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    CC-BY-NC-ND Image Courtesy of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

General note: Includes frontis port. (ill.) of the author, signed R. White scul. Printer's name from Wing (CD-ROM, 1996). Vertical half-title reads: Cooks Marrow of chirurgery. Caption title on p. 1: Institutions. Caption title on p. 85: Hippocrates his aphorisms, in classical order with com. Signatures: A-3I8 *8. 6 leaves of plates; quire * bound in between quires A and B; several leaves slashed and repaired, occasionally slightly affecting text UK-SuSCL Cited in: Wing (CD-ROM, 1996), C6014 Format of surrogate: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich. University Microfilms International, 1985. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. (Early English books, 1641-1700; 1649:8). Ownership and custodial history: MS. ink inscription on half-title leaf: "Robert Jones is the new owner of this booke. God Save John Willams, 1678"; on pi3v: "Edward"; on A3v, in the same hand: "Mary Morris the daughter of Edward Morris was born Aprill ye 22. day, 1750"; purchased from E.M. Lawson Co, Sutton Coldfield, 1956 UK-SuSCL