The London Practice of Physic: wherein the Definition and Symptoms of Diseases, with the Present Method of Cure, are clearly laid down. With proper tables, exhibiting the doses of medicines, and the quantity of purgatives, opiates, and mercurials, in the compositions of the London Dispensatory; and a Complete Index of the Diseases. The second edition, with large additions and amendments.

  • (Medicine)
  • London: Printed for W. Johnston... and G. Robinson 1773
  • ESTC N18855.

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Description

12mo, pp. [xii], 400, [12]. Contemporary calf. Some foxing throughout, blank top edge of half-title cut away. Rebacked to style, new red morocco label, boards restained, some marks and scratches. Ink notes to rear board, front pastedown, and some margins.

Notes

A scarce textbook of medicinal dosing, first published 1769 and reprinted numerous times throughout the rest of the century. All printings are scarce, with this second edition located by ESTC in five locations in the UK and four outside.

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