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Context of Adam in Eden, or, Natures paradise : The history of plants, fruits, herbs and flowers with their several names, whether Greek, Latin or English; the places where they grow, their descriptions and kinds, their times of flourishing and decreasing as also their several signatures, anatomical appropriations and particular physical vertues together with necessary observations on the seasons of planting and gathering of our English simples with directions how to preserve them in their compositions or otherwise. A work of such a refined and useful method, that the arts of physick and chirurgerie are so clearly laid open, that apothecaries, chirurgions, and all other ingenuous practitioners, may from our own fields and gardens, best agreeing with our english bodies, on emergent and sudden occasions, compleatly furnish with cheap, easie, and wholsome cures for any part of the body that is ill-affected. For the herbarists greater benefit, there is annexed a latin and english table of the several names of simples; with another more particular table of the diseases, and their cures, treated of in this so necessary a work
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