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BOOK OF HEALTH   


  • Book of health
  • Subjects: medical compendium,

    • 1. The book of health: a compendium of domestic medicine, deduced from the experience of the most eminent modern practitioners: including the mode of treatment for diseases in general; a plan for the management of infants and children; rules for the preservation of health, and for diet, exercise, air, and the preparation of food; remedies in case of accident, rules for preventing contagion, a domestic materia medica, &c. &c.
      1828
      21.5 x 13.0 cm   Pp [1-7] 8-119, [120] publ ad  
      GB:   *LB  

      The medical receipts given in this book are for both family prescriptions and patent medicines.

    • 2. — The book of health; a compendium of domestic medicine, deduced from the experience of the most eminent practitioners; entirely divested of technicalities and rendered familiar to the general reader; including the mode of treatment for diseases in general; a plan for the management of infants and children; rules for the preservation of health; and for diet; exercise, air, and the prepartion of food; remedies in cases of accident; rules for preventing contagion; a domestic materia medica; &c. &c. Second edition.
      21.5 x 13.0 cm   Pp [1-7] 8-119, [120] publ ad  
      GB:   *LB  

      Note the misspelling of "prepartion' in the title. Apart from the change of title, this edition is exactly the same as the first edition. General comments: The NUCat lists a first American edition, taken from the second London edition and "revised and conformed to the practice of the United States' as published Boston: Richardson, Lord and Holbrook, 1830.


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