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Level Item
Extent 1 volume
Title Jackson, Jane
Date 1642
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Name Jackson, Jane
Description

"A very shorte and compendious Methode of Phisicke and Chirurgery Containeinge the Cures inwardly and also the Cureinge of all manner of woundes on the bodie together with remedies for the stone and the causes and signes thereof, etc. As also the making of Sirrups and all manner of oyles and waters whatsoever."

On the fly-leaf, "Jane Jacksone her Booke: written in the yeare 1642".

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The text is within red rules, and the title-page, and the heading of the second leaf are written in red.

Acquisition Details Purchased 1921.
Accession Number 40969
Access Status Temporarily Unavailable
Access Conditions This item is currently on exhibition in Medicine Man, Wellcome Collection, London, and will be unavailable until June 2013. Please view the digitized version instead.
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Language English
Physical Description 12 ll. (last 4 bl.). + 124 ff. + 1 l. + 26 bl. ll. folio. 34 x 221/2 cm. Original stamped calf binding, rebacked: clasps wanting. Ff. 42, 43, 45, 50 are wanting: lower margins badly damaged by damp.
Finding Aids Database description transcribed from S.A.J. Moorat, Catalogue of Western Manuscripts on Medicine and Science in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library (London: Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, 1962-1973).
Copies This recipe book has been digitised and images are linked to the catalogue record. In addition, a microfilm copy is held as AMS/MF/224.
Relevant Publications Published (in microfilm form) in Women in Medicine: Remedy Books, 1533 - 1865, ed. Sara Pennell (Woodbridge, Connecticut: Primary Source Microfilm, 2004).
Subject Surgery
Subject Distillation
Subject Calculi
Subject Medicine, Traditional
Subject Recipes
MaterialType Archives - Non-digital
System No. 8bdde8c5-d0b7-4f9d-9410-c8910021ae56