A worthy treatise of the eyes contayning the knowledge and cure of one hundred and thirtene diseases, incident vnto them: first gathered & written in French, by Iacques Guillemeau, chyrurgion to the French King, and now translated into English, togeather with a profitable treatise of the scorbie; & another of the cancer by A.H. Also next to the treatise of the eies is adoiyned a work touching the preseruation of the sight, set forth by VV. Bailey. D. of Phisick Traité des maladies de l'oeil. English.

Title

A worthy treatise of the eyes contayning the knowledge and cure of one hundred and thirtene diseases, incident vnto them: first gathered & written in French, by Iacques Guillemeau, chyrurgion to the French King, and now translated into English, togeather with a profitable treatise of the scorbie; & another of the cancer by A.H. Also next to the treatise of the eies is adoiyned a work touching the preseruation of the sight, set forth by VV. Bailey. D. of Phisick Traité des maladies de l'oeil. English.

Author

Guillemeau, Jacques, 1550?-1613.

Weyer, Johann, 1515-1588. Medicarum observationum rararum.

Textor, Benoît, 16th cent. De cancri natura et curatione.

Hunton, Anthony.

Date

1587

Place of Publication

London

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Languages

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Editorial Practice

A translation by Anthony Hunton of: Guillemeau, Jacques. Traité des maladies de l'oeil. Includes "A discourse of the scorby", translated from "Medicarum observationum rararum" by Johann Weyer; and "Of the nature and diuers kindes of cancers or cankers", translated from "De cancri natura et curatione" by Benoît Textor; register is continuous throughout. Signatures: A-I¹² chiK¹² (-chiK12) K-M¹² . Numerous errors in pagination; pagination deduced from signature collation. See Poynter, F.N.L. Notes on a late-sixteenth-century ophthalmic work in English. The Library, ser. 5, 2 (1947), p. 173-9. Imperfect; lacks dedication, table of contents, and treatise by W. Bailey. Reproduction of the original in Cambridge University Library.

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  • OTA: A02366
  • PURL: http://purl.ox.ac.uk/ota/A02366
  • DLPS: A02366
  • STC: STC 12499
  • STC: ESTC S114998
  • EEBO-CITATION: 99850218
  • PROQUEST: 99850218
  • VID: 15405