Author: Janet & Randall Thea (ed) Smith
Publisher: Staffordshire Record Office (1999)
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JANET SMITH and THEA RANDALL (ed., Kill or cure: medical remedies of the 16th and 17th centuriesfrom the Staffordshire Record Office, Staffordshire Record Office, 1987, 8vo, pp. vi, 68, illus
JANET SMITH and THEA RANDALL (ed. vi, 68, illus. £. 0 + p & p from the Staffordshire Record Office, Eastgate S. Stafford ST16 2LZ, (paperback). Manifestly targeted at a vaguely d general public rather than at specialist scholars, this rather slight booklet consists in the main of a sample of remedies transcribed from four manuscripts in the Record Office's collection.
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