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Botanolo'gia. The Brittish physician: or, The nature and vertues of English plants. Exactly describing such plants as grow naturally in our land, with their several names, Greek, Latine, or English, natures, places where they grow, times when they flourish, and are most proper to be gathered; their degrees of temperature, applications and vertues, physical and astrological uses, treated of; each plant appropriated to the several diseases they cure, and directions for their medicinal uses, throughout the whole body of man; being most special helps for sudden accidents, acute and chronick distempers. By means whereof people may gather their own physick under every hedge, or in their own gardens, ... For what climate soever is subject to any particular disease, ... With two exact tables, the one of the English and Latine names of the plants; the other o the diseases, and names of each plant appropriated to their diseases, with their cures. By Robert Turner, botanolog. stud.

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    SR - 97.8/

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    [16], 363, [20] p. : port. ; 8°.

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

General note: First word of title transliterated from Greek. With frontis. portrait (A1v) of the author. Includes indices. Identified as Wing T3328A, reel 2521 of the UMI microfilm set "Early English books 1641-1700". Lwe copy missing leaf A1, pp. 177-192, 305-363, leaves 2A7-8; pages faded and copy is tightly bound. Signatures: A-2B8 [superscript 2]A8-[superscript 2]B2; slightly foxed UK-SuSCL Cited in: Wing (CD-ROM, 1996), T3328 Format of surrogate: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1982, 1998. 2 microfilm reels ; 35 mm. (Early English books, 1641-1700 ; 1318:30; 2521:15). Ownership and custodial history: C17th [?] MS. ink signature on t.p.: "H. Futton" or "Sutton"; MS. pencil note in Beisly's hand on flyleaf: "Dr Bliss's copy"; From the library of Revd. Sidney Beisly (d. 1876); Beisly bequest, 1896 UK-SuSCL