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The birth of mankinde, otherwise named The womans booke. Set foorth in English by Thomas Raynalde phisition, and by him corrected, and augmented. Whose contents ye´e may reade in the table following: but most plainely in the prologue.

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    SR - 97.8 RAY/

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    [8], 204 p. : ill. (woodcuts) ; 4°.

General note: Based on a translation by Richard Jonas of a Latin edition of: Roeslin, Eucharius. Der swangern Frawen und hebammen Rosegarten. Printer's name conjectured by STC; publication date from colophon. A4, B-O8; date 1604 heavily deleted from colophon; repair to top outer corner of A2; 1582 in contemporary (?) MS. ink at foot of title page; MS. ink family record inside front board written by Mary Mitchell and dated 1785-1803 recording her marriage and the birth and baptism of her children; early C19th MS. ink note on O7r: "this is dangerous"; various MS. pencil book dealers' notes inside front board UK-SuSCL Cited in: STC (2nd ed.), 21161 Format of surrogate: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilms International, 1949. 1 microfilm reel; 35mm. (Early English books, 1475-1640; 394:3). Ownership and custodial history: MS. ink inscription inside front board: "Mary Mitchell her Book 1785"; purchased [Bookdealer's catalogue 1272] 1999 UK-SuSCL Binding Information: Late C18th marbled boards, rubbed and worn on edges UK-SuSCL