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The compleat herbal of physical plants. Containing all such English and foreign herbs, shrubs and trees, as are used in physick and surgery. And to the virtues of those that are now in use, is added one receipt, or more, of some learned physician. The doses or quantities of such as are prescribed by the London-physicians, and others, are proportioned. Also directions for making compound-waters, syrups simple and compound, electuaries, pills, powders, and other sorts of medicines. Moreover, the gums, balsams, oyls, juices, and the like, which are sold by apothecaries and druggists, are added to this herbal; and their virtues and uses are fully described. By John Pechey, of the College of Physicians, in London.

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    SR - 97.7/

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    [8], 349, [35] p. ; 8°.

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

General note: Text printed in parallel columns. Includes indexes. With penultimate advertisement leaf. Last leaf is blank. Signatures: A4 B-2B8. Cited in: Wing (CD-Rom, 1996), P1021 Format of surrogate: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich. University Microfilms, 1966. 1 microfilm reel ; 35mm. (Early English books, 1641-1700; 220:6). Ownership and custodial history: MS. ink inscription (early C18th) on front fly leaf: "E libris Thomas Smith price: 3 -0"; From the library of Revd. Sidney Beisly (d. 1876); Beisly bequest, 1896 UK-SuSCL