The surgeons mate or Military & domestique surgery : discouering faithfully & plainly ye method and order of ye surgeons chest, ye vses of the instruments, the vertues and operations of ye medicines, w[i]th ye exact cures of wounds made by gun-shott, and otherwise as namely: wounds, apos fumes, vlcers, fistula's, fractures, dislocations, w[i]th ye most easie & safest wayes of amputation or dismembring, the cures of the scuruey, of ye fluxes of ye belly, of ye collicke and iliaca passio, of tenasmus and exitus ani, and of the calenture, with A treatise of ye cure of ye plague. Published for the service of his Matie. and of the com:wealth
by John Woodall Mr in chyrurgerie
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|Uniform Title:||Surgions mate, or A treatise discouering faithfully and plainely the due contents of the surgions chest|
Printed by Rob: Young [, J. Legate? and E. Purslowe], for Nicholas Bourne, and are to be sold at his shop at the south entrance of the Royall Exchange,
|Physical Description:||, 26, , 27-98, 141-275, , 301-412,  p.,  leaves of plates (2 folded) ; 31 cm (fol.)|
|Place of Publication:|
England -- London.
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|General note:||"A Treatise, faithfull and plainely declaring the way of preventing," (3C2r) and "A treatise on gangrena," (3K3r) each has separate dated title page, with imprint "printed by E.P. for Nicholas Bourne"; pagination and register continuous from "Viaticum".|
"The cure of Apostume" (caption title) begins with p. 141 on leaf 2A1r.
"Viaticum," ([par.]1r) has separate dated title page, with imprint "printed by E.P. for Nicholas Bourne"; pagination resumes with p. 301.
First published in 1617 under the name: 'The surgions mate, or A treatise discouering faithfully and plainely the due contents of the surgions chest ...'. This was the standard text to advise ships' surgeons on medical treatment when at sea.
Includes what appears to be an engraved fontispiece portrait of Charles Ist on horseback. This does not appear on any of the records for this work on EEBO; an anomaly?
Stationer's Register: Ass'd 23 au. 1624.
Title page is engraved.
Young printed the first set of signatures, apparently Legat printed the second, and Purslowe the third. (cf. STC)
|Citation / References note:||ESTC, S95910|
STC (2nd ed.), 25963
|Immediate source of acquisition note:|
Bequest; James Duport.
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