photo of Grayhill Farm, reconstructed early 17th century farm


This section is arraigned in chronological order by the earliest date dealt with.

Title Author(s) No. of pages Price
Medicine 600 AD to 1500 AD From Leach law and magic to Classical humor therapy and Christian medical beliefs Hugh Petrie 32p £6
Military Surgery 1300-1600 Includes illustrations of equipment and techniques. Davies and Harbinson 28p £5
The Mirror of Health: 1450-1660 Food, diet and medical theory Jane Huggett 56p £9
The Complete Receipt Book of Ladie Elynor Fetiplace Late Tudor/early Stuart. Never before published in full this is a 3 volume transcription of the whole original text. About 90% of the work is household remedies from a country gentlewoman the remainder mainly culinary. £8 per volume
The Widow’s Treasury: 1639 A transcription of a published receipt book, mainly medicinal with some culinary and veterinary material 56p £9

Medicine 1580–1650 series

Title Author(s) No. of pages Price
The Physician's Books Opened The background and practices of physicians of the period. Hugh Petrie 28p £5
The Surgeons Box Opened The background and practices of Surgeons Hugh Petrie 28p £5
The Apothecaries Shop Opened Hugh Petrie 20p £4
The Still Room Opened Part 2 of the Apothecaries Shop covering distillation. Hugh Petrie 16p £4
The French Pox Concepts and cures for Syphilis and Gonorrhoea in the 16th and 17th Centuries. Hugh Petrie 16p £4