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The breuiary of healthe, for all maner of syckenesses and diseases the which may be in man or woman, doth folowe. Expressynge the obscure termes of Greke, Araby, Latyn, and Barbary, in English concernyng phisicke and chierurgerie, compyled by Andrewe Boorde, of phisycke doctoure, an Englishe man.

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    SR - 97.8/

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    cxxiii, [5], xxvii, [1] leaves : ill. ; 4°.

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

Printer's name and address from colophon to part 1. "The seconde boke of the breuyary of health" has separate dated title page and foliation; register is continuous. Includes indexes. A variant of the edition with general title page dated 1556. Filmed copy at UMI Tract Supplement reel E2 Imperfect. A fragment, title page only. Signatures: A-R8 [superscript pi]B-C8 [superscript pi]D4; dampstained; occasional MS. ink note UK-SuSCL Cited in: STC (2nd ed.), 3375 Format of surrogate: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilms International, 1946. 1 microfilm reel; 35 mm (Early English books, 1475-1640; 282:06). Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1998. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. (Early English books; Tract supplement ; E2:2(Harl.5993[30])). Ownership and custodial history: Beisly bequest, 1896, from the library of Revd. Sidney Beisly (d. 1876) UK-SuSCL