The Fyrst Boke of the Introduction of Knowledge Made by Andrew Borde, of Physycke Doctor: A Compendyous Regyment; Or, a Dyetary of Helth Made in Mountpyllier, (Google eBook)

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Early English Text Society, 1870 - Geography - 396 pages
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