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HEYDEN (Hermann van der). Speedy Help for Rich and Poor. Or, Certain physicall discourses touching the vertue of whey, in the cure of the griping flux of the belly, and of the dysentery. Of cold water, in the cure of the gout, and green-wounds. Or wine-vineger, in the preservation from, and cure of the plague, and other pestilential diseases: as also in the prevention of the hydrophobia, or dread of water, caused by the biting of a mad dog. &c. Written in Latine by Hermannus Vander Heyden, a physician of Gaunt.1653

London: Printed by James Young, for O.P. First English edition, 12mo (139 x 80 mm), [36], 211, [3]pp., first and last leaves blank (here lacking), title printed within a ornamental border, lower portion shaved into lower portion of ornamental border, small repair to lower outer corner, some light foxing but a very good copy, recent black morocco, spine with six compartments, red morocco label lettered in gilt to second, others with a single cross tool. Heyden's work first appeared in French at Ghent in 1645 and then in Latin, the author being a physician in Ghent. The publisher of this English edition was Octavian Pulleyn, who also published Heyden's Synopsis in Latin, and other medical works. Wing, V63; Wellcome III, p.260.

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