[The English-mans treasure. With the true anatomie of mans body
compiled by that excellent chyrurgion Mr. Thomas Vicary Esquire, sergeant chyrurgion to King Henry the 8. to King Edvvard the 6. to Queene Mary, and to our late soveraigne Queene Elizabeth, and also chiefe chyrurgion to St. Bartholmewes Hospitall. Whereunto are annexed many secrets appertaining to chyrurgerie, with divers excellent approved remedies for all captaines and souldiers, that travell either by water or land: and likewise for all diseases which are either in man or woman: with emplaisters of especiall cure: with other potions and drinkes approved in physicke. Gathered and set forth for the benefit and cure of the poorer sort of people, who are not able to goe to the physitians: by William Bremer, practitioner in physicke and chyrurgerie.]
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|Uniform Title:||Profitable treatise of the anatomie of mans body|
[Printed at London] :
[By B. Alsop, and Tho. Favvcet, dwelling in Grubstreet neere the lower pumpe],
|Edition:||[And now ninthly much augmented, corrected and enlarged, with almost a thousand approved waters and medicines, meet and necessary for physicke and chyrurgerie; as also oyntments and plaisters, with especiall and approved remedies for the plague, and pestilent feaver, which never came to light before this present; by W.B. practitioner in physicke and chyrurgerie. With a necessary table for the ready finding out of any secret therein contained.].|
|Physical Description:||, 292,  p. : ill. ; 18 cm (4to)|
|Place of Publication:|
England -- London.
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|General note:||"A necessary and briefe relation of the contagious disease of the pestilence .. by W. Boraston": p. 273-292.|
"Of the bath of Bathe, in England .. written by William Turner .. gathered and set forth .. by William Bremer": p. 79-94.
First published as: A profitable treatise of the anatomie of mans body, 1548. The earliest extant ed. is of 1577. (DNB note)
Largely based on a medieval English compilation dating from 1392, which was an abridged version of passages from H. de Mondeville and Lanfranco of Milan. The "annexed secrets" contain extracts from J. Hester's translation of A short discours .. uppon chirurgie by L. Fioravanti (London, 1580) and W. Ward's translation of The secretes of .. Alexis of Piemont [i.e., Girolamo Ruscelli?] (London, 1562).
|Citation / References note:||ESTC, R13290|
Wing (CD-ROM, 1996), V334
|Immediate source of acquisition note:|
Donation; Francis Wrangham; 1842.
|Other copy-specific details note:|
Copy note: Title page is missing; title page information from ESTC online catalogue - First 3 leaves are, in this binding, A3: "Dedicatorie", with "To the reader" on verso, then [A4]: "Thomas Vicarie to his Brethren ...", follows the frontispiece anatomical illustration leaf, then B1: "A treasvre for English-men" - Last  pages are missing.
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