(A) Booke of receipts both for Phisicke and Chirurgery gathered from divers excellent practitioners and sundry Authors. 1641. With other receipts etc. First 2 ll. Judgment of urines. Pp. 2-69 Receipts in physic. 70-76 Medical receipts by a later 17th cent. hand. 77-92 Blank. 93, 94 Table of Dominical Letters, etc. from 1640 to 1668 98-117 Miscellaneous medical receipts and notes, on medicinal plants, and a few cookery receipts. 123, 124 On looch-̀a medicine more liquid than an electuary'. 125 Index to the next section. P. 1-59 ̀Here followth the Art of Chirurgery'. (Receipts for surgical diseases, etc.). 60, 61 Receipts by the later hand. 62-100 Blank except for some scribblings. Beginning from the other end of the volume, by the same hand, are 21 ll. of ̀Receipts for diseases and cures in horses' [and other domestic animals], on angling and bird catching, to make various beverages, forms of legal documents, etc. On p. 96 of the first section ̀Edward Petchey his Booke god / give him grace therein [to] looke / and when the bell begins to / toll god give him grace to / save his soule // 1690'.
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