Published in 1910 and edited by Henry Lewer, the introduction describes the manuscript source for this work as ""found in the library of a distinguished Wessex antiquary."" Covering a period of some fifty years, terminating about the middle of the eighteenth century, the work provides an interesting array of recipes for ""simples""--herbal remedies used both to prevent and cure common ailments.
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