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Recipe and charm book, [circa 1750].

Recipe and charm book, [circa 1750].

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Binding: original parchment, wallet style; remains of brass clasp.
In English.
From the collection of Anne Mortimer Young. Purchased from Andrew Hunter Rare Books on the James Marshall and Marie-Louise Osborn Fund, 2006.
Abstract:
Manuscript in at least two hands containing 7 medical charms and 25 medical receipts. There are treatments for worms, sore throats, ague and fever, hornet stings, snake bites, whooping cough, scurvy and rashes, as well as a recipe for opodeldoc. The charms include "a charm for standing of the blood" and "a charm against festering." Accompanied by a modern manuscript transcript and research notes.
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1 v. (28 p.) ; 12 x 9 cm.
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Object ID: 11689681
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