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The English-mans treasure. With the true anatomie of mans body: compiled by that excellent chyrurgion Mr. Thomas Vicary Esquire, Sergeant Chyrurgion to King Henry the 8. to K. Edvvard the 6. to Queene Mary, and to our late soveraigne Qu. Elizabeth. ... Whereunto are annexed many secrets appertaining to chyrurgery, with divers excellent approved remedies for all captaines and souldiers, that travell eyther by water or land: and likewise for all diseases which are eyther in man or woman: with emplaisters of especiall cure: with other potions and drinkes approve in physicke. Also the rare treasure of the English bathes: written by William Turner Doctor in Physicke. Gathered and set forth for the benefit and cure of the poorer sort of people, who are not able to goe to the physitians: by William Bremer, practitioner in physicke and chyurgerie.

General note: A reprint, with additions, of: A profitable treatise of the anatomie of mans body. Reprints "A necessarie and briefe treatise of the contagious disease of the prestilence" by William Boraston, and excerpts of the second half of part 2 of "A newe herball" by William Turner. First word of title is xylographic. Running title reads: A treasure for English men. .. Includes index. Variant: imprint has "Bar. Alsop". Variant: imprint has "Bar. Alsop"; damage to A1 and N3; MS. ink (contemporary) notes inside front board and both sides on flyleaf: recipes for remedies and cures UK-SuSCL Cited in: STC (2nd ed.), 24712 Format of surrogate: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilms International, 1975. 1 microfilm reel; 35 mm (Early English books, 1475-1640; 1398:8). Ownership and custodial history: Purchased 2006, Lawson cat. 318, item 38 UK-SuSCL Binding Information: Original full leather, blind rules at edges of boards; contemporary handwritten paper spine label; on fore-edge in ink: "The English Treasure" UK-SuSCL