THE VERTUOSE BOKE OF DISTYLLACYON OF THE WATERS OF ALL MANER OF HERBES; With the Fygures of the Styllatoryes, Fyrst Made and Compyled by the Thyrte Yeres Study and Labour of the Moste Co[n]nynge and Famous Mayster of Phisyke, Master Iherom Bruynswyke. And now newly translated out of Duyche into Englysshe Nat only to the synguler helpe and profyte of the surgyens, phisycyens, and pothecaryes, but also of all maner of people, parfytely and in dewe tyme and ordre to lerne to dystyll all maner of herbes, to the profyte, cure, and remedy of all maner dysseases and infirmytees apparant and nat apparant. And ye shall vnderstande that the waters be better than the herbes, as Auicenna testefyeth in his fourthe conon saynge that all maner medicynes vsed with theyr substance, febleth and maketh aged, and weke. Cum gratia et preuilegio regali.

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Amsterdam: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, 1973. Bruising to the tips; else, A VERY GOOD COPY. Facsimile of the 1527 London printed in black letter. Translated by Laurence Andrew, whose name appears in the heading to the prologue. Title page in red and black. Well illustrated with woodcuts of apparatus related to the text. In the Series, "The English experience, its record in early printed books published in facsimile". 280 pages. Tall 4to. (Item ID: M1-15768)


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