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Boorde, Andrew (1490?-1549) The Breviarie of Health: vvherin doth Folow, Remedies, for all Maner of Sicknesses & Diseases, the which ma

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2764B
Lot:
151
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$523$425

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Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

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Boorde, Andrew (1490?-1549) The Breviarie of Health: vvherin doth Folow, Remedies, for all Maner of Sicknesses & Diseases, the which may be in man or woman. Expressing the Obscure Termes of Greke, Araby, Latin, Barbary, and English, Concerning Phisick and Chirurgerie. Compyled by Andrew Boord, Doctor of Phisicke: an English-man. London: Thomas East, 1587.
Quarto, lacking two text leaves in the first part (C4 and K8), and the last leaf of the index in the second part (second D4), title page torn with significant text loss, severe damage due to softening and worming in the fore-edges throughout the entire volume, the fifteen leaves with text and paper loss in the bottom right corner, later full leather, scuffed, 7 x 5 1/4 in.
Estimate $300-500

A-Q8 (lacking text leaves C4 and K8); A-C8, D3 (lacking D4)


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