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London: Richard Wellington. Very Good. 1696. First. "... with a collection of the choicest and safest cosmetick remedies for preserving the beauty and complection of ladies, never before publish’d." Bound in full burgundy morocco about 1910 by the ephemeral Rowfant bindery. Chips to head of spine; light foxing throughout; tear from folding frontispiece of distilling apparatus (not affecting image); otherwise very good. Includes remedies for the Plague as well as against apoplexy, epilepsy, deafness, palsy, madness and scurvy. Also includes a chapter devoted to "The True English Wine Cellar." ; Duodecimo; 7, 528 pages; Additional images and further information provided upon request. . First Edition.
Title: The Family Physitian, or a Collection of Choice, Approved & Experienced Remedies for the Cure of almost all diseases incident to Humane Bodies, whether internal or external, useful in families, and very serviceable to country people. containing some hundreds of considerable receipts and secrets of great value, with observations of great cures: together with the true English wine-celler, and the right method of making the English-wines, or Metheglin . In a Rowfant binding.
Publisher: London, Richard Wellington: 1696
Book Condition: Very Good
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 1608
Keywords: Rowfant, Wine, Medicine