Household Books Published in Britain: all volumes

Household physician


subjects: medical compendium,

  • 1. The household physician: a family guide to the preservation of health and to the domestic treatment of ailments and disease, with chapters on food and drugs, and first aid in accidents and injuries. By J. McGregor-Robertson, M.A., M.B., C.M. (Honours); senior assistant in the physiological department, Glasgow University; and lecturer on physiology to Queen Margaret College. With an introduction by John G. McKendrick, M.D., LL.D., F.R.S., professor of the Institute of Medicine, Glasgow University. Illustrated by about 400 figures in the text and a series of engraved plates. [In two volumes]

  • 2. — [Volume I]
    24.5 x 16.5 cm   Pp [i-v] vi [vii] viii-xviii [xix] xx [xxi] xvii xxiii [xxiv] [1] 2-548   6 num pls col, 3 num pls, illus

  • 3. — [Volume II]
    24.5 x 16.5 cm   Pp [i-ii] 549-1104   6 num pls col, 6 num pls, illus
    GB:   LB   *OPo(F)  

    Date from BMCat.%Note the faulty pagination of the first volume, with six pages out of sequence.

  • 4. — Second edition revised and enlarged.
    24.5 x 16.5 cm   Pp [iii-vi] vii-ix [x] xi-xxiii [xxiv] xxv-xxxi [xxxii] 1-1104   15 num pls col, 16 num pls, illus
    GB:   *Priv coll  

    The publication date was probably between 1892 and 1900, from the evidence of the text.

  • 5. — [New edition, 1934]
    GB:   LB  

    The BMCat lists a new edition, completely David McKail, in two volumes, as published London: Gresham Publishing Co, 1934.