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A choice manuall, or Rare and select secrets in physick and chyrurgery: collected, and practised by the Right Honourable, the Countesse of Kent, late deceased. Whereto are added several experiments of thevirtues of Gascon pouder, and lapis conira yarvam, by a professor of physick. As also most exquisite waies of preserving, conserving, candying, c.

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    SR - 97.8/

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  • Physical description

    [16], 190, [2], 191-206; [18], 140 p. ; 12cm x 7 cm (long 24°).

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

General note: Title page is A2. "A true gentlewomans delight." has separate, dated title page and pagination; register is continuous. Signatures: A¹²(-A1) B-Q¹². Ownership and custodial history: From the library of Revd. Sidney Beisly (d. 1876); Beisly bequest, 1896 UK-SuSCL