The practise of the new and old phisicke : wherein is contained the most excellent secrets of phisicke and philosophie, deuided into foure bookes. In the which are the best approued remedies for the diseases as well inward as outward, of al the parts of mans body: treating very amplie of al distillations of waters, of oyles, balmes, quintessences, with the extraction of artificiall saltes, the vse and preparation of antimony, and potable gold. Gathered out of the best & most approued authors, by that excellent doctor Gesnerus. Also the pictures and maner to make the vessels, furnaces, and other instruments therevnto belonging. Newly corrected and published in English, by George Baker, one of the Queenes Maiesties chiefe chirurgians in ordinary.
- Standardized Title:
- Thesaurus Euonymi Philiatri. English
- Other Title:
- Thesaurus Euonymi Philiatri.
- Printed at London : By Peter Short, 1599.
- Early English books online
1 online resource (, 256 leaves) : illustrations
- Medicine -- Early works to 1800.
Medicine -- Formulae, receipts, prescriptions -- Early works to 1800.
Distillation -- Early works to 1800.
- Translation of: Thesaurus Euonymi Philiatri.
Possibly based on a translation by Thomas Hill.
"The second [-fourth] booke of distillations" have separate divisional titles; pagination and register are continuous.
First published in English in 1576 as: The newe jewell of health.
Reproduction of the original in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1999- (Early English books online) Digital version of: (Early English books, 1475-1640 ; 284:10) s1999 miun s
- Cited in:
- STC (2nd edition) 11799.
- Hill, Thomas, approximately 1528-
Baker, George, 1540-1600.
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