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A11278 The sicke vvomans private looking-glasse wherein methodically are handled all uterine affects, or diseases arising from the wombe; enabling women to informe the physician about the cause of their griefeĀ· By Iohn Sadler, Doctor in Physicke at Norwich. Sadler, John, 1615-1674.; Droeshout, John, d. 1652, engraver. 1636 (1636) STC 21544; ESTC S116338 43,151 302

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