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Published by Pub. for the Shakespeare association by H. Milford. Oxford university press in London .
Written in English


  • Medicine -- Early works to 1800,
  • Plague -- Prevention.,
  • Plague -- England -- London.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesA learned physition., Good counsell against the plague., Orders, thovght meete by Her Maiestie and her Priuie Counsell.
Statementwith an introduction by W.P. Barrett.
GenreEarly works to 1800
SeriesFacsimiles / Shakespeare Association -- no. 7, Facsimiles (Shakespeare Association (Great Britain)) -- no. 7
ContributionsBarrett, W. P. 1906-, England and Wales. Sovereign (1558-1603 : Elizabeth I), Great Britain. Privy Council.
The Physical Object
Paginationxix p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18075316M

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