THE NEW JEWELL OF HEALTH; Wherein is Contayned the Most Excellent Secretes of Phisicke and Philosophie, Devided into Fower Bookes. In the which are the Best Approved Remedies for the Diseases as well Inwarde as Outwarde, of All the Partes of Mans Bodie: Treating Very Amplye of all Dystillations of Waters, of Oyles, Balmes, Quintessences, with the Extraction of Artificiall Saltes, the Use and Preparation of Antimonie, and Potable Gold. Gathered Out of the Best and Most Approved Authors, by that Excellent Doctor, Gesnerus. Also the Pictures, and Maner to Make the Vessels, Furnaces, and Other Instrumentes thereunto Belonging. Faithfully Corrected and Published in Englishe, by George Baker, Chirurgian.
Amsterdam: Da Capo Press/Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, 1971. Item #15799
A FINE PREMIUM CLOTH COPY, sewn and archival. Illustrated. A facsimile of a work printed in black letter in London in 1576, published by Henrie Denham. Translation from the Latin of Thesaurus Euonymi Philiatri, and possibly based on a translation by Thomas Hill. [xiii], 258 double sided leaves, plus a 15 page Table of Contents appended.