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Author Starkey, George, 1627-1665.
Title Natures explication and Helmont's vindication, or, A short and sure way to a long and sound life : being a necessary and full apology for chymical medicaments, and a vindication of their excellency against those unworthy reproaches cast on the art and its professors ... by Galenists, usually called Methodists : whose method so adored, is examined, and their art weighed in the ballance of sound reason and true philosophy, and are found too light in reference to their promises, and their patients expectation : the remedy of which defects is taught, and effectual medicaments discovered for the effectual cure of all both acute and chronical diseases / by George Starkey, a philosopher made by the fire, and a professor of that medicine which is real and not histrionical.
Publication Info. London : Printed by E. Cotes for Thomas Alsop at the two Sugar-loaves over against St. Antholins Church at the lower end of Watling-street, 1657.
Location Call No. Status
 Rare Books Winthrop  Win 235    IN LIBRARY
Description [64], 336 p. ; 15 cm. (8vo)
Note Actually published in 1658. Cf. Wing.
With vertical half-title: Natures explication & Helmont's vindication (leaf c8).
Signatures: A⁸ a-c⁸ B-Y⁸.
Indexed In: Wing S5280
ESTC R13346
Ferguson, J. Bib. chemica, v. 2, p. 403, 404
Wilkinson, R.S. Alchemical library of John Winthrop, Jr., 253
Local Note Library copy from the Winthrop Collection. Disbound. Inscriptions in ink on preliminary leaf; No. 159 (crossed out) in ink; 193 in pencil on verso. 159 and an illegible note (possibly a name) in ink on title page.
Subject Medicine, Magic, mystic, and spagiric -- Early works to 1800.
Added Author Cotes, E. (Ellen), printer.
Alsop, Thomas, active 1654-1669, bookseller.
Helmont, Franciscus Mercurius van, 1614-1699.
Winthrop, John, 1606-1676, former owner.
Winthrop Collection (New York Society Library) ZNS
Added Title Short and sure way to a long and sound life