Nicholas Culpeper. Nicholas Culpeper.

Nicholas Culpeper.

London? Nd (1790s). Ephemera. Head and shoulders portrait with a zodiac around his portrait, crest below with his name. A fine impression of this copperplate with impression mark & margin. Nicholas Culpeper (1616-1654), English physician, herbalist and astrologer. In 1649, Culpeper translated the College of Physicians' Pharmacopoeia from Latin to English. The book included sections on the preparation and uses of drugs. This unauthorised translation was popular with the public but made him many enemies in the medical establishment who resented their loss of a monopoly on knowledge. (Wikipedia). Image 7x4 1/4" on paper 9 1/2 x 6 1/2". Light foxing on outside margin o/w very good condition. Very good condition. Item #26691

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