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Author: Miles, Abraham.
Title: The countrymans friend, and no circumventing mountebanck. But a rare method of chyrurgery and physick, teaching the country people excellent cures, the likewas [sic] never laid open in any age before. Besides here are four arts, three, of them concerning horses, and the fourth an art to keep a field of corn from any manner of fowles, that devour grain, this art is only by anointing a few crow feathers, for neither pidgeon, sparrow, rook nor crow will endure the field where they stick. By Abraham Miles.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2011 December (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: The countrymans friend, and no circumventing mountebanck. But a rare method of chyrurgery and physick, teaching the country people excellent cures, the likewas [sic] never laid open in any age before. Besides here are four arts, three, of them concerning horses, and the fourth an art to keep a field of corn from any manner of fowles, that devour grain, this art is only by anointing a few crow feathers, for neither pidgeon, sparrow, rook nor crow will endure the field where they stick. By Abraham Miles.
Miles, Abraham.

London: printed for E. Andrews at the White Lyon neer Pye-corner, 1662.
Notes:
Signatures: A-B C4.
Reproduction of the original in the British Library.
Subject terms:
Medicine -- Early works to 1800.
Medicine, Popular -- Early works to 1800.
Medicine -- Formulae, receipts, prescriptions -- Early works to 1800.
Agriculture -- Handbooks, manuals, etc. -- Early works to 1800.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A50847.0001.001

Contents
title page
The Epistle to the Reader.
A Catalogue of the diseases cured in the Book following.
The Country mans friend, and no circumventing Mounte-bancke.
Here is a rare way to prevent any manner of sick∣ness whatsoever.
A rare way to cure the convulsion Fits.
A certain and sure way to cure the falling-sick.
A rare and easie way to cure corns in the feet.
Here is a rare way to make a salve to cure old stink∣ing sores, Rotten and putrified, as old sore legs, loath som-like gouts, or old sores in other parts of the body.
Here is an excellent and rare way to cure broken∣bellied children, either male, or female.
A rare way to cure a Timphany in the belly of Woman or Maid.
To cure Melancholy.
A very gallant way to cure the stone in the Kid∣nies.
Here is a rare way to cure the Stone-colick.
Here is an excellent, and rare way to cure the Rickets in little children.
Another for the same.
Here is a rare way to cure either Thrush or Cancer, in the mouth of a child.
A most sure way to cure a swelling in the throat, called the Quinzy.
A rare and excellent way to cure the difficulty of breath or the heaving of the Lungs.
Here is a rare way to cure the Rhume Meger, or wind Meger; which is a dizng giddiness in the head of man or woman, or younger people.
Here is a rare medicine for hot watry Rhumes in the eyes; or sore eyes.
Another rare medicine for the eyes.
A rare way to cure a green wound.
Here is a rare way for the curing the Gonorhea or Running of the reins.
Here is another way for to cure the Gonorhea, or the running of the reins.
Another way to cure the Gonorhea, or running of the Reins.
Here is a most excellent and rare way to cure the falling at the fundament, never the like laid o∣pen before for the good of the Country.
An excellent way to cure desperate bleeding at Nose.
A rare way to cure the Spleen or stiches in the side,
Here is a sure and speedy way to cure the Plurisie in man, woman or child.
A most sure and speedy way to cure chil∣dren of the worms.
A fine art to cure and kill all manner of Warts that groweth on the hands of men, women, or children.
A rare way to cure the Ioynt-evil, or other foul running sores.
A rare art to cure the Morbus Gallicus, or the French Pox.
For a Hoarse cough, or a hooping cough, or other chin cough.
A rare way to cure the dropsie.
For the Wind-chollick.
A rare way to cure a womans breast of a Wolf.
A fine art to cure the Itch.
Remedies for Horses.
Here is a rare way to make a drink to keep Horse or Mare from any disease.
A rare art to cure a horse of the Red-wa∣ter, some cals it the stronge gullion.
Here is a rare way to cure either horse or mare of the mourning of the chine, if they are not too far spent.
Here is a rare way and necessary for country men to keep their corn from all manner of fowl that do devour corn in the field.